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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


Hiking, biking, camping and other types of recreation draw thousands of outdoor enthusiasts to the woods every year. When conflicts arise, users can be at odds with each other and with the businesses and agencies responsible for managing forestland. The annual Starker Lecture Series at Oregon...(more)


In cold weather, hummingbird bodies enter into an "energy-conservation mode called torpor," according to Oregon State ecologist Adam Hadley. Birds that stay north for the winter experience a nightly "mini-hibernation," in which their 107-degree body temperatures can plummet to 48 degrees.(more)



In a model of the forest industry, researchers in the College of Forestry combined an evaluation of costs for collecting, transporting and processing biomass with the potential locations of regional processing facilities in western Oregon. Each location was chosen because it is adjacent to an...(more)

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Calendar/Events


24Jan2017

Sierra Pacific Industries

This Employer Information Session will be an opportunity to learn more about summer internship opportunities with Sierra Pacific Industries in Chico and Lincoln, California as well as other…
31Jan2017

Peace Corps

Peace Corp info session with Oregon and SW Washington recruiter Scot Roskelley. Upcoming Peace Corp Info Sessions If you…
01Feb2017
01Feb2017
03Feb2017

Forestry Executive Committee Meeting

The Forestry Executive Committee Meeting is held the first Friday of each month and is open to all students, faculty and staff, and we welcome your participation! To…