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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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“Imagine the difference between the temperature of the sand and the air at the beach on a hot, summer day,” said David Mildrexler, the lead author who received his Ph.D. from the College of Forestry at Oregon State last June. “The air might be warm, but if you walk barefoot across the sand, it’s...(more)


“They effectively roost at sea at night,” says Jim Rivers, a professor at OSU and one of the project leads. So far, the teams have caught 17 murrelets. Nelson and Rivers hope for at least 30—their permit allows up to 100—but they will take whatever they can get.(more)


The forests around this research site south of Roseburg, Oregon, are slowly coming back from the 50-thousand acre Douglas Complex Fire that burned in 2013. But in the meantime, OSU researcher Sara Galbraith has turned those blackened forests into a massive laboratory.(more)


A team led by Matthew Betts, professor in the College of Forestry, reached their conclusions by analyzing data for bird populations, forest structure and climate across northwestern North America. The researchers used satellite imagery to determine the amount of old-growth forest within about...(more)

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Calendar/Events


17Jan2018

Forestry Executive Committee Meeting

The Forestry Executive Committee Meeting is open to all students, faculty and staff, and we welcome your participation.  FEC is intended to provide the dean with a) diverse…
17Jan2018

Bear Predation on salmon: Behavior, Evolution, and Ecology

Thomas Quinn School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington Part of the Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology Seminar Series Winter 2018 - FES/BOT/FW…
18Jan2018

Forestry Leadership Speaker Series

Dr. C. Rhett Jackson, Professor of Hydrology, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia All are welcome to participate in the public presentations!…
19Jan2018

CoF International Film Fest

Join us this Friday for the CoF International Film Fest, a one-day event featuring films and conversations around CoF’s global reach through study and research. Films are 5-12…
19Jan2018

Thesis Defense: Elijah Wilson

Small hairline cracks called checks in the decorative face veneer of hardwood plywood are a costly problem for the hardwood plywood industry. Authors of technical and trade articles…