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Our department comprises a unique group of specialists in forest management, engineering, biometrics, hydrology, forest health, and silviculture working to support decisions for sustainable forests. Our teaching and research emphasize all aspects of active forest management and restoration from regeneration through harvest for multiple land use objectives, including wood production and management for values other than wood.


The Million Tree Project

April 2011

Robin Rose, Professor in the College of Forestry at Oregon State University discusses the Million Tree Project. Video shows the Shanghai organization "Roots & Shoots" planting trees in Inner Mongolia, China.

New Graduate Program

The Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) graduate program emphasizes the conservation of forest-dominated landscapes to meet a defined set of ecological, economic and social criteria over long time frames. The program follows the sustainable principles outlined by the Montreal Process Criteria and Indicators. These principles have been adopted by the State of Oregon.

Event Calendar


BEE Fall Seminar: Catalina Segura, Department of Forest Engineering at OSU

Please join Biological & Ecological Engineering and The Conservation Biology Institute for their Fall 2015 Seminar Series: Updates from Corvallis Climate Change Research Community

Tuesday, December…


CoF Monthly Coffee

The Computing group is hosting the monthly coffee for…

Quantification of Ecological Change Using Repeat Photography and Ground Based LIDAR

Jonathan Batchelor
MS Thesis Defense, candidate for MS in Forest Ecosystems and Society…


The Effects of Road Noise on Pacific Chorus Frog Communication

Danielle Nelson
MS Thesis Defense, candidate for MS in Forest Ecosystems and Society…


Natural Resources Virtual Career Fair

Join us as we partner industry representatives with students looking for jobs and internships in the Natural Resources field. Students register here and employers