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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


If all goes as planned, come fall term 2017, Oregon State University’s College of Forestry will be housed in what Dean Thomas Maness describes as “a showpiece on the OSU campus.”(more)


“We really have an opportunity in Oregon that we can lose if we don’t choose to take it,” says Thomas Maness, dean of the College of Forestry at Oregon State University. “Oregon is the best place in the world to grow this material.”(more)


We are very sad to report the news of Hal Salwasser's death. Hal had been an active member of the forestry faculty since stepping down as dean in 2012 after 12 years leading the college. The Salwasser family has requested that in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to the Hal Salwasser... (more)


Dan Ott, a PhD student from Oregon State University's College of Forestry, set out to the Uinta Mountains after an unseasonable snowstorm on June 18. It was his fifth week in the field, and a blanket of snow covered his study site by morning, which turned to a soggy puddle by afternoon. At least... (more)

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Calendar/Events


27Oct2014

Computing Workshop: Formatting your Thesis in MS Word: How to win the battle

Topics include: Page numbering, Table of Contents, Table of Tables and Table of Figures, Page layout settings, Section breaks, Creating custom styles, Mixing portrait and landscape pages in…
28Oct2014

Washington County Small Woodlands Association Meeting

Topic:  Harvest Equipment The presentation will cover both new and established methods of harvesting, where the methods may be appropriate, what equipment is used, and how…
30Oct2014

2014 Land Stewards Program

The Jackson County OSU Extesnion Service and Jackson Soil and Water Conservation District is please to offer the 2014 Land Steward Program. This is an 11-week…
30Oct2014

2014 Land Stewards Program

The Jackson County OSU Extesnion Service and Jackson Soil and Water Conservation District is please to offer the 2014 Land Steward Program. This is an 11-week…
30Oct2014

Mentored Management Planning Shortcourse

A written Forest Management Plan serves many purposes.  It helps you organize and plan for activites on your land.  It is a valuable communication tool for your family. …