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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.

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News


Oregon State University’s annual Starker Lecture Series will focus this year on the Pacific Northwest’s most iconic tree – the Douglas-fir – which had its first major planting 100 years ago.(more)


On April 2, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, JIm Furnish will participate in a panel discussion on the dramatic shift in forest management. The meeting is open to the public and will include the premier showing of a new 25-minute documentary, Seeing the Forest, by... (more)


Distinguished professor Steven Strauss offers a guest opinion for the Oregonian. He says "energy versus food crops pose difficult choices for society -- and we need lots of both. The various sources of energy -- fossil and renewable forms -- also have a wide variety of pros and cons. To simplify... (more)


Results from these stands show that mortality can proceed slowly for many years and then increase rapidly in sudden pulses. Forestry faculty Mark Harmon and researcher Rob Pabst published their findings recently in the Journal of Vegetation Science.(more)

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Calendar/Events


02Apr2015

Towards a Natural Forest

Premier screening of “Seeing the Forest,” a 30-minute documentary by Alan Honick of Seattle, chronicling how the Siuslaw National Forest survived after the spotted owl crisis. …
03Apr2015

Forestry Executive Committee Meeting

The FEC Meetings are open to any College of Forestry member. However, there are occasional agenda topics which are titled "Executive Session." The Executive sessions are only open to…
10Apr2015

Oregon Forest Pest Detectors

Do you want to help protect Oregon’s trees from invasive species? Become an Oregon Forest Pest Detector! This new course covers two invasive insects that threaten…
14Apr2015

Thesis Defense: Eric Hinsch, "A Comparative Analysis of Extracted Fungal Pigments and Commercially Available Dyes for Colorizing Textiles"

With the resurgence in the interest of using natural textile dyes, a solution must be found that will overcome the limitations of traditional natural dyes.  This solution must…
15Apr2015

MBA Information Session - Forestry

The MBA program invites the College of Forestry students and community to join the MBA team for an information session. We will cover admission requirements, application processes and…