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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
Michael Nelson, an environmental philosopher at Oregon State University, sees Douglas’ dissent as “the cornerstone of a new environmental ethic, one premised upon empathy with the human and non-human world alike.”(more)
A screening of this 1-hour documentary at the historical Whiteside Theater in Corvallis will be the inaugural event of the 2015 Starker Lecture Series. It highlights the compelling story of the 19th century Scottish botanist/plant hunter who first classified the namesake tree that is a Pacific... (more)
“This sort of long-term focus is exceptionally rare,” notes Michael Paul Nelson, the nationally known environmental philosopher who leads the H.J. Andrews Forest Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) program at Oregon State University. “Scientists don’t typically spend their careers unpacking the... (more)