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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.

FERM News

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

05May2016

Climate Change and Adaptation in Oregon’s Blue Mountains: Does it Matter if People Think Climate Change is Human Caused?

Seminar by Dr. Joel Hartter, Associate Professor, Environmental Studies Program University of Colorado…

10May2016

Successional and disturbance dynamics in the southern Blue Mountains

PhD Dissertation, James (Jim) Johnston
candidate for PhD in Forest Science with Dr. Norm Johnson and Dr. John Bailey…

21May2016

National Get Outdoors Day

The fourth annual National Get Outdoors Day event will be held on Saturday May 21st, 2016 from 10am-3pm at Peavy Arboretum. This free event is hosted by OSU…