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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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News


David Mildrexler, a PhD in the LARSE lab, has been selected as one of the Wilburforce Fellows in Conservation Science. The Wilburforce Fellowship will build a community of conservation science leaders who excel in using science to help achieve durable conservation solutions in western North... (more)


Steve Strauss, a College of Forestry professor, is leading a team of scientists -- with the help of crowd-source funding and donors’ tips -- who believe the Missoula Floods deposited plants in the Willamette Valley.(more)


Brian Collins, attorney for the government, countered that the project was designed with the help of highly respected forestry professors — Norm Johnson of Oregon State University and Jerry Franklin of the University of Oregon — who have thoroughly studied how such logging will affect the forest... (more)


Oregon State University’s annual Starker Lecture Series will focus this year on the Pacific Northwest’s most iconic tree – the Douglas-fir – which had its first major planting 100 years ago.(more)

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Calendar/Events


02Feb2015

Woodland Management

This five-session course is ideal for anyone who is just starting out taking care of a woodland property.  Topics covered include: Getting Started:  Assessing your property and…
04Feb2015

Ready, Set, Go! Train the Trainer Session

Join us Wednesday, February 4 in Salem, OR to learn tips on how to promote the wildland fire preparedness message with a free Ready, Set, Go! Train-the-Trainer.  This…
05Feb2015

Forest Taxation

Free webinar for: Foresters (1 hour CFE), Landowners, Land Managers, Accountants, CPA's and Financial Advisors The webinar provides tax tips on timber and latest tax law…
09Feb2015

Winter Webinar Series: Fire in Riparian and Aquatic Systems

Winter Webinar Series http://www.nwfirescience.org/events/climate-change-and-vulnerability-bull-trout-and-spring-chinook-fire-prone-landscape  …
09Feb2015

Woodland Management

This five-session course is ideal for anyone who is just starting out taking care of a woodland property.  Topics covered include: Getting Started:  Assessing your property and…