“We trusted that the forest would be managed carefully and intelligently,” says Brown County resident Charlie McCalla. Listen to Charlie and the voices of seven other Hoosiers concerned about the 1000% increase in commercial logging of publicly owned forestland by our own state government. Watch and share this 6-minute video, express your opinion to Gov. Pence, and join a powerful network of forest advocates by becoming an IFA member.
When the IDNR’s budget was slashed, they were instructed to make up the deficit by selling our trees. So basically what’s happening here is our state forests are being stripped so that bureaucrats in Indianapolis can keep their jobs and maintain their budgets. Ironic that the Department of Natural Resources, instead of protecting our natural resources, is clear-cutting the state’s natural resources to ensure the continuity of its existence.