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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


“It takes decades to centuries for carbon to accumulate in what I call the forest carbon bank,” said Beverly Law, a professor of global change biology and terrestrial systems science at Oregon State University. On the other hand, burning trees for energy releases all their carbon into the... (more)


Talking Biotech: Oregon’s Steve Strauss on benefits, challenges to genetically engineered trees, forests biology. Dr. Steve Strauss is a Distinguished Professor of Forestry in the Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society in the College of Forestry.(more)


The annual Western Forestry Graduate Research Symposium (WFGRS), hosted by Oregon State University’s College of Forestry, showcases current graduate student research. The purpose of the symposium is to promote academic... (more)


The Oregon State University Forestry and Natural Resources Extension Program recently added four new members to the team, hiring for vacancies in timber harvesting and forest operations, Douglas Country extension agent,... (more)

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Calendar/Events


12Sep2016

New Graduate Student Orientation and Resource Fair

The Graduate School team welcomes all new graduate students, and we strongly encourage them to attend this orientation and resource fair. Valuable information will be shared and insightful…
12Sep2016

All-Grad and Family Barbecue

The OSU Graduate School will be hosting a barbeque, for all graduate students and their families to relax and enjoy an evening with their peers and friends. Registration…