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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

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“The Andrews forest has offered exceptional opportunities for students and faculty, not just from OSU, but other schools and colleges, to be part of relevant, impactful research on our forest landscapes,” said Thomas Maness, dean of OSU’s College of Forestry, which houses the Andrews LTER... (more)


“It’s well-established fact that a large part of Amazon is drying. We’ve been able to link that decline in precipitation to a decline in greenness over the last 10 years,” said Thomas Hilker, lead author of the study and forestry expert at Oregon State University.(more)


Steve Strauss is a professor with Oregon State University's College of Forestry, where he is part of the Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society and conducts research on genetically engineered trees for uses in forestry, bioenergy and horticulture.(more)


The funding will enable Riddle Laminators, a DR Johnson entity, to collaborate with a research team of OSU faculty and students, led by professor Lech Muszynski from OSU’s Department of Wood Science and Engineering, to construct a pilot manufacturing line for CLT and test the product produced at... (more)

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Calendar/Events


01Nov2014

2nd Annual College of Forestry Homecoming Tailgate

 2 hours before kick-off Join us for great food, beer and wine, and a chance to win a getaway to the Oregon Coast, plus other great…
01Nov2014

2nd Annual CoF Homecoming Tailgate Celebration!

Join your fellow Forestry alumni, faculty and students for food, drinks, door prizes and fun for all ages. Come hungry and head into the stadium satisfied…
02Nov2014

Explore Chile

The Tour:  A 10-day adventure.  Explore one of the world's most innovative forest sectors, visit unique forests and landscapes, and learn about a growing conservation movement, all while…
04Nov2014

Computing Workshop: R: Use ggplot2 to Create Graphics

Learn to make graphics in R with the ggplot2 package.  In the first half of the workshop learn the basic terminology of ggplot2 as you create exploratory graphics. …
05Nov2014

Willamette Water 2100 Webinar: Climate Change and Upland Forest Dynamics in the Willamette River Basin

Abstract: As the potential magnitude of anthropogenically-driven climate change becomes clearer, it is increasingly desirable to anticipate impacts of projected climate change on forest ecosystems and…