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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


Oregon BEST and its collaborators at the National Center for Advanced Wood Products Manufacturing and Design today announced the winner and runner-up in its Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) Design Contest that awarded $200,000 in funding and research support to fast-track the use of CLT as a... (more)


A new study published by Sarah Frey, a Forest Ecosystems and Society researcher, explores how birds in moist forests respond to climate change.(more)


The Oregon State University College of Forestry has named Anthony S. Davis as associate dean for research. Davis joins OSU from the University of Idaho, where he served as the director of the Center for Forest Nursery and Seedling Research and as an associate professor of native plant... (more)


“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)

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Calendar/Events


05Aug2016

Thesis Defense: Paige McKinley

Moisture durability is essential for wood composites, especially those used in building construction, where products are prone to weathering. Understanding the fundamental wood and adhesive interactions is the…
22Aug2016

Biochar 2016

The conference will be held at Oregon State University's CH2MHill Alumni Center August 22nd-25th, 2016. The conference aims to bring together stakeholders in the applied biochar…
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…
19Sep2016

New Employee Welcome Breakfast

To the OSU Community,   OSU’s 8th annual New Employee Welcome Breakfast will be held on University Day*, Monday, September 19, 2016 at 830…