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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


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)

The longtime home of the Oregon State University College of Forestry, located at the corner of Southwest 30th Street and Jefferson Way, is being torn down to make way for a new classroom and laboratory building that will be part of OSU’s $65 million Oregon Forest Science Complex.(more)

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College of Forestry Scavenger Hunt

Since the College is split up around campus, we thought our students should have an opportunity to see all the new office locations. And what better way to…

Trees, Tunes & BBQ

Free BBQ and no-host bar and music from Scruggs and the Steelbenders. Faculty, staff, students, alumni & families are welcome to attend!…

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…