Indiana Hardwood Strategy

Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch unveiled a new economic development strategy to grow the state’s hardwoods industry on February 5, 2019 at our 121st Annual Convention & Exposition. The strategy was commissioned by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, the Indiana Hardwood Lumbermen’s Association and the Indiana State Department of Agriculture, and was completed by DJ Case & Associates, Purdue Center for Regional Development, Purdue University Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, and Purdue Extension.

Mark Your Calendar


News and Information

  • Plan to attend the first annual Lumberjack Competition and Forestry Trade Show from August 23 through August 25, 2019 at C Bar C Expo Center in Cloverdale, Ind. The Lumberjack Show will feature lots of family fun including: a Forestry Trade Show (100+ vendors), Lumberjack Competition, Woodworking Demos, Beer Gardens and Food Vendors and Amateur Wood Axe Throwing Competitions. Click HERE for more details and ticket information. 

  • Check out this short video on one of the many benefits of using hardwoods.

  • Take a minute to watch this video from HMA’s NextGen Leaders Council about the advantages of American Hardwoods.

  • A great read or listen to how forests change over time.


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