Forestry Policies (Indiana)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Indiana


Applies to States or Provinces Indiana
Name Forestry Policies (Indiana)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province














Program Administrator Indiana Department of Natural Resources
Primary Website http://www.in.gov/dnr/forestry/


Last Review 2014-09-15


Information Source Forest Action Plan: http://www.in.gov/dnr/forestry/files/fo-Forestry-Strategic-Plan-2008-2013.Final.pdf, Harvesting Guidelines: http://www.in.gov/dnr/forestry/files/fo-BiomassGuide.pdf


Summary

Indiana's forests are managed by the Department of Natural Resources, Division of Forestry. The Department issued in 2008 the State's Strategic Plan: http://www.in.gov/dnr/forestry/files/fo-Forestry-Strategic-Plan-2008-2013.Final.pdf

The State DNR has also issued the resource inventory document "Woody Biomass Feedstock for the Bioenergy and Bioproducts Industries": http://www.in.gov/dnr/forestry/files/fo-WoodyBiomass_final.pdf

The DNR has summarized its harvesting guidelines in the document "Harvesting Biomass: A Guide to Best Management Practices", focused on recommendation for sustainable harvesting of biomass energy resources: http://www.in.gov/dnr/forestry/files/fo-BiomassGuide.pdf


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Policy Contact

Contact Name J Gallion
Department Department of Natural Resources
Division Forestry




Email jgallion@dnr.IN.gov


















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