Skip to Navigation
Oregon State University

About Dean Salwasser

Hal Salwasser
Dr. Hal Salwasser
Cheryl Ramberg and Allyn C. Ford Dean
Division of Earth Systems Science
Executive Dean
College of Forestry Dean
Oregon Forest Research Laboratory Director
Oregon State University
150D Peavy Hall
Corvallis, OR  97331-5704

Phone:  541-737-1585
Fax:  541-737-2906
Hal.Salwasser@oregonstate.edu

Nathalie Gitt, Executive Assistant to the Dean

 

Biography


Hal Salwasser is Executive Dean, Division of Earth Systems Science, Cheryl Ramberg and Allyn C. Ford Dean of the College of Forestry, Director of the Oregon Forest Research Laboratory, and Professor of Forest Ecosystems and Society at Oregon State University.

Prior to joining the College of Forestry in July 2000, Hal held numerous positions with the US Forest Service starting as Regional Wildlife Ecologist in California in 1979 and culminating as Regional Forester in the Northern Rockies and Research Station Director in California in the 1990s. 

He holds a PhD in Wildland Resource Science from the University of California, majoring in wildlife and rangeland ecology, and a BA degree in biology, emphasizing marine biology, from California State University, Fresno. 

Hal has published more than 80 professional papers and book chapters and co-edited two books on natural resource issues.  He was President of The Wildlife Society in 1993-94 and is a Fellow of the Society of American Foresters. 

Hal served on the National Commission on Science for Sustainable Forestry which he chaired in 2003-2005, and chairs the University Programs Subcommittee of the Boone and Crockett Club.  He also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the World Forestry Center where he co-chaired the committee that oversaw design of the new Forest Discovery Museum in 2004-2005, the Board of Directors of the Oregon Forest Resources Institute, the National Leadership Council of the National Forest Foundation, the Board of Directors for the Institute of Forest Biotechnology, the Board of Directors for Pacific Forest Trust and the Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources of The National Academies.


Extended Biography
   
                                                                               

August 2011

You are not authorized to access this content.

Spring 2012

Dean Hal Salwasser
Open Door Office Hours
150 Peavy Hall

Other times are available by appointment. For scheduling, please contact the Executive Assistant to the Dean.

April 3
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
April 10
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
April 17 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
April 23
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
 May 1  10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
 May 8  10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
 May 18
Cancelled
 May 22  2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
 May 30   10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002

 

2012

  • Restoring Federal Forests for Prosperity in the American West
    Foresters Forum, Coeur D'Alene, ID
    February 9, 2012
    Paper

 

2011

  • Restoring Federal Forests in Oregon's Future
    OR SAF Meeting, Bend, OR
    October 13, 2011
    - Comments

  • Forests in Oregon's Future
    Rotary Club of Salem
    June 8, 2011
    - Comments

 

2010

 

2009

  • Forests for a Richer Future -- Sustaining the Quality of Human Life
    October 5, 2009
     - PowerPoint Presentation - PDF File
     - Handout - PDF File

 

2008

 

2007

 

2006

 

2005

 

2004

 

2003

  • New Opportunities
    Oregon Tree Farm System (OTFS) Annual Meeting
    November 24, 2003
    World Forestry Ctr., Portland, OR

  • Shaping Our Future Together
    OFIC Annual Meeting
    October 13, 2003
    Sunriver, OR

  • Public Land Forest Futures
    Sustaining Prosperity in a Dynamic World - Public Land Foundation
    September 18, 2003
    Eugene, OR

  • Oregon's Forest Future
    Sustaining Prosperity in a Dynamic State, Nation and World Living Well in a Well-loved Place
    Douglas Timber Operators Breakfast
    Hinkle Creek, OR
    July 24, 2003

  • Oregon's Forest Cluster
    Sustaining Prosperity in a Dynamic State, Nation and WorldLiving Well in a Well-loved Place
    8th North American Agroforestry Conference
    June 23, 2003
    Corvallis, OR

  • Oregon's Forest Cluster
    Sustaining Prosperity in a Dynamic State, Nation and World
    Living Well in a Well-loved Place Tree School South
    June 17, 2003
    Roseburg, OR

  • Forest Resources for Oregon's Future
    Oregon's Forest Cluster
    Modeling Sustainability in a Dynamic Nation and World
    Oregon Sustainability Forum
    May 29, 2003
    Portland, OR

  • New Opportunities for Oregon's Natural Resources
    Family Forests in Oregon's Future
    Living Well in a Well-loved Place
    OSWA Annual Meeting
    April 25, 2003
    Newport, OR

 

2002

2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2003

2012

  • Testimony on: "Failed Federal Forest Policies: Endangering Jobs, Forests and Species
    Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands Field Hearing
    U.S. House of Representatives
    Colitz Cowlitz County Expo, Longview, WA
    May 21, 2012
    Testimony

 

2011

  • Fall All College Meeting
    State of the College 2011-12
    September  23
    Audio Recording

 

2010

 

2009

 

2007

2006

2005

2003

  • Dean Salwasser's Testimony
    H.R. 1904 "Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003
    Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture
    June 26, 2003
    Washington, DC