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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

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…

18Oct2016

SAF Job Fair

Each year, the OSU student chapter of the Society of American Foresters sponsors a job fair. Employers representing various segments of the forestry, recreation, renewable materials, and natural…