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This conference was the 13th in a series of biennial meetings that have been hosted by numerous universities and research stations of the USDA Forest Service in the Central Hardwood forest region in the eastern United States. The purpose of the Conference has remained the same since it's inception -- that is to provide a forum for the formal and informal exchange of information concerning the ecology, siliviculture, and management of the Central Hardwood forest by wide range of subjects was presented representing research efforts to understand this diverse forest resource. An especially noteworthy shift from previous conferences was the increase in oral and poster presentations related to forests in riparian zones and other wetlands and water quality issues. Altogether, there were 60 oral and 33 poster presentations accepted for this conference yielding these proceedings containing 58 peer-reviewed papers, 23 research notes, and 9 abstracts.