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June 17, 2017

 

Julie James looks out on a logging landing site in Yellowwood State Forest, within walking distance of her home.

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Logging debate experts use science about what’s best for the state’s forests. Plus, a lab that clinically diagnoses concussions minutes after they occur.

June 16, 2017

 

A boundary sign in Morgan-Monroe State Forest.

In Debate Over Logging In State Forests, Both Sides Claim Science

The Indiana Division of Forestry says logging is a way to manage the forest for overall health, but advocacy groups say the logging is detrimental.

June 7, 2017

 

Huff Logging Plan

County Reviewing Permit Requesting Logging Along Lake Monroe

County officials say they can't stop logging on private property unless it's in a residential area.

February 24, 2017

 

Hundreds of Hoosiers gathered at the Statehouse Monday in favor of SB 420.

Logging Legislation Dies In Committee Without A Vote

Groups like the Indiana Forest Alliance have advocated for years for a law requiring some of the state forests be preserved from logging.

February 20, 2017

 

Hundreds of Hoosiers gathered at the Statehouse to advocate for the passage of Senate Bill 420, which is currently in committee.

Hundreds Rally At Statehouse For Less Logging In State Forests

Senate Bill 420 would prevent the Division of Forestry from logging in ten percent of State Forests.

February 11, 2016

 

Other than logging, one of the most popular requests the DNR fielded was for more recreational opportunities in forests.

No Logging Changes In New DNR Forestry Plan

The newly-revised plan does include plans to make forests more accessible to Hoosiers looking to pitch a tent or explore a cave.

February 1, 2016

 

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Bills To Limit State Forest Logging Will Not Advance

Two bills didn’t make it out of committee last week.

January 11, 2016

 

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GOP Lawmakers To Introduce Logging Legislation This Session

Previous efforts to protect state forests from logging have gotten stuck in committee with little support from GOP legislators.

September 25, 2015

 

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State Officials, Environmental Groups Spar Over Forest Plan

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources hosted three public forums this week, but critics say there should be more opportunities and more time for feedback.

October 31, 2014

 

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Monroe County Timber Sale Revenue Doubles To $100,000

Monroe County received almost a third of the total revenue from logging in state forests in 2013.

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