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DNR Forestry to host virtual open house

DNR Forestry to host virtual open house DNR Forestry to host virtual open house

The Indiana Dept. of Natural Resources’ Division of Forestry will host a virtual open house tomorrow (Thursday) from 6 to 8 p.m.

This event will be much like past in-person open houses, but on Microsoft Teams. Division personnel will deliver a brief state forest overview of 2021 and what to expect in 2022. Those attending will have the opportunity to ask questions and comment on ideas and issues. Written comments can be submitted at dnr.IN.gov/forestry/state-forest-management/public-comment/submit.

“These open house events provide Hoosiers with a chance to receive first-hand information about how the state forests are working to provide diverse wildlife habitat, forest products and recreational opportunities,” John Seifert, state forester, said. “They also allow us to receive valuable feedback from our neighbors and users about state forest management. I encourage everyone who has an interest to participate.”

The virtual open house can be attended by using the information below:

•Join on your computer or mobile app by going to DNR.IN.gov; go to “Upcoming Events” and click on “DNR Forestry Open Houses, Virtual” for the link.

•Join with a video conferencing device at [email protected]

•Video Conference ID: 119 441 731 6

Property staff members are also often available during normal business hours, which are 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily. See dnr.IN.gov/forestry/properties for contact information.

The DNR Division of Forestry promotes and practices good stewardship of natural, recreational and cultural resources on Indiana’s public and private forest lands. This stewardship produces continuing benefits, both tangible and intangible, for present and future generations.

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