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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 area known as Skyline West, which was annexed into the City in 1989, has been designated a “firewise” community — one of six in Benton County — for its fire-prevention efforts in working with Oregon State University, the Corvallis Fire Department, Oregon Department of Forestry and the Parks... (more)

Emily Jane Davis, assistant professor and extension specialist in the Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society, researches natural resources collaboration. Her research takes her all over the state as she studies and assists with collaboration in small communities.

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Designs are finalized and construction of the Oregon Forest Science Complex (OFSC) is underway. Comprised of a new and improved Peavy Hall and the Red Emmerson Advanced Wood Products Laboratory, the complex will feature state-of... (more)

Results from aerial analyses in 2015 indicate a slight expansion – 0.6 percent – in the affected area over 2014. However, the disease remains the most significant threat to Douglas-fir plantations in western Oregon, said David Shaw, Oregon State University forest health specialist in the College... (more)

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Shark Tank & Resumania Workshop

Get prepared for the upcoming SAF Job Fair and Career Expo season by strengthening your personal introduction and your resume.    SHARK TANK - The first…

Clubs Day

Find out what's new on the College of Forestry Clubs scene! Students clubs will have informational tables available to answer questions about club activities, opportunities and…

SAF Job Fair

On behalf of the Oregon State University Student Chapter of the Society of American Foresters, we are pleased to invite you to the 2016 Annual SAF Job Fair. This…

Peavy Hall Groundbreaking Ceremony

This event will take place 3 hours before game kick-off. More details to…