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.
Monroe County received almost a third of the total revenue from logging in state forests in 2013.
Department of Natural Resources officials say carefully managed logging can improve the natural habitat, but critics say the department has economic motives.
An influx tower in the Morgan Monroe State Forest will provide the Department of Energy with climate change data.
A delegation from Turkey is coming back to Indiana to further research the state’s hardwood forests.
It’s been absent for nearly a year, but now the Mason Ridge Fire Tower is back in place in the Morgan Monroe State Forest.
Geography researchers at Indiana University have been studying forest productivity in Morgan-Monroe State Forest.