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The College of Forestry at Oregon State University is one of the world's premier education, research, and outreach institutions that focuses on broad areas related to forest resources.

We have been educating students for over 100 years, offering a breadth of undergraduate and graduate programs that prepare students for a variety of careers in the public and private sectors. Our programs are ranked among the very best in the world. Our world-class facilities, combined with remarkable access to local forests and wood products industries, makes us the educational program of choice for the best students.

Dean Maness’ message to prospective students

News


"Knowing how animal body size correlates with the likelihood of a species being threatened provides us with a tool to assess extinction risk for the many species we know very little about," said William Ripple, a distinguished professor of ecology at Oregon State University and lead author of...(more)


“There’s just a lot of stuff to burn,” said Janean Creighton, an associate professor of forest ecosystems and society at Oregon State University. The devastation at places like the Columbia River Gorge here in Oregon, which is a treasured hiking spot for Pacific Northwest residents, has also...(more)


“The study is just the first step leading to a sustainability metric for use of wood in code-compliant commercial buildings,” said Ari Sinha, professor of renewable materials in forestry and a co-author on the paper. “Generally, we know wood is renewable, resulting in lower environmental impacts...(more)


RESEARCH

The research forests regularly host visiting researchers from around the globe, and is a resource for Oregon State faculty to conduct their own research programs.

A team of college researchers began a study of pollinators in 2014. Jim Rivers, an assistant...(more)

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Calendar/Events


06Oct2017

Forestry Executive Committee Meeting

The Forestry Executive Committee Meeting is held the first Friday of each month and is open to all students, faculty and staff, and we welcome your participation! To…
06Oct2017

Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation of Biodiversity Seminar Series

Amanda Rodewald, Director of Conservation Science, Cornell University https://dnr.cals.cornell.edu/people/amanda-rodewald https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=ev0tSJIAAAAJ&hl=en     …
13Oct2017

Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation of Biodiversity Seminar Series

Andres Holz, Portland State University https://www.pdx.edu/geography/andres-holz https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=Z_6qC5UAAAAJ&hl=en  …
14Oct2017

CoF Homecoming Tailgate Celebration

 Saturday, October 14, 2017  2 hours before kick-off, La Sells Stewart Center The College of Forestry and Triad Machinery welcome you for food, beer,…
20Oct2017

Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation of Biodiversity Seminar Series

Chelsea Specht, UC Berkeley http://spechtlab.berkeley.edu https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=CaVJjX8AAAAJ&hl=en      …