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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


The project is possible because of an increase in funding for research in the College of Forestry at Oregon State University provided by the state Legislature in 2015 with broad support from the timber industry and conservation groups. “We are investing in this project because all interests want...(more)

Those are among the results of a comprehensive analysis of forest structure and biodiversity based on satellite imagery and on-the-ground field work in the eastern Cascades of Washington, Oregon and Northern California from 1985 to 2010. Matthew Reilly, a former Ph.D. student in the College of...(more)

“Humanity has failed to make sufficient progress in generally solving these foreseen environmental challenges, and alarmingly, most of them are getting far worse,” they write. This letter, spearheaded by Oregon State University ecologist William Ripple, serves as a “second notice,” the authors...(more)

Lead author William J. Ripple, a distinguished professor of ecology at Oregon State University, said he was astounded by the level of support he and his seven co-authors received for their manuscript.(more)

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Predator Conservation and Trophic Ecology

Ph.D. Defense: Christopher Wolf (FES / Statistics) Christopher Wolf, candidate for Ph.D. in Forest Ecosystems and Society and Statistics under the advisement of Dr. Bill Ripple and…

Forestry Leadership Speaker Series

Dr. Dennis Becker, Director-Policy Analysis Group and Associate Professor of Natural Resources & Society, University of Idaho All are welcome to participate in the public presentations!…

Employer Information Session

Campbell Global is currently hiring a Forestry Technician summer intern position and is holding a general information session to talk about Campble Global and the position. …

Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation of Biodiversity Seminar Series

Kailen Mooney, Center for Environmental Biology, UC Irvine…