The Science

The Indiana Forest Alliance is committed to science-based advocacy when it comes to the protection of our state forests. We can best protect Indiana’s native hardwood ecosystem by utilizing and collaborating with scientists, experts and researchers from leading universities to prove the value of preserving the natural diversity of Indiana’s public forests.

Nine Scientists Weigh In: Ten Reasons Why Indiana Should Protect 10% of Older Forest Areas

Spiders & Indiana Forests by Leslie Bishop. Ph.D., staff scientist

The Impact of Logging on Amphibians by Robert Brodman, Ph.D.

Effects of logging on Breeding Success of Acadian Flycatchers by Donald Winslow, Ph.D.

Bird Nesting Season Needs Much More Protection on the State Forest by Donald Winslow, Ph.D.

Birds, Biodiversity, and Hoosier Forests by William Buskirk, Ph.D.

Looking at the Tip of an Iceberg:Surveying for Insects in the 2014 Ecoblitz of the Morgan-Monroe Back Country Area by Glenè Mynhardt, Ph.D.

Interior Forests in Indiana by Marion T. Jackson, Ph.D. & John O. Whitaker, Ph.D.

Logging and Invasive Species by Timothy Brothers, Ph.D.

A Time for Change (On Logging and Public Opinion) by David Haberman, Ph.D.

Of Paramount ImportanceThe Plants of the Morgan-Monroe Back County Area Ecoblitz by Donald G. Ruch, Ph.D

Ecological Assessment of the Crown Hill North Woods by Donald Ruch, Ph.D., Kemuel Badger, Ph.D., & John Taylor