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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

02Apr2015

Towards a Natural Forest

Premier screening of “Seeing the Forest,” a 30-minute documentary by Alan Honick of Seattle, chronicling how the Siuslaw National Forest survived after the spotted owl crisis.

10Apr2015

Oregon Forest Pest Detectors

Do you want to help protect Oregon’s trees from invasive species? Become an Oregon Forest Pest Detector!

This new course covers two invasive insects that threaten…

15Apr2015

MBA Information Session - Forestry

The MBA program invites the College of Forestry students and community to join the MBA team for an information session. We will cover admission requirements, application processes and…

16Apr2015

Starker Lecture Series-Ethan Martin

This lecture will highlight advanced wood products that are the latest innovation in building construction, including tall structures.  Products such as cross-laminated timbers (CLT) are flexible, strong, and…

22Apr2015

Peace Corps - Past, Present and Future

As a Peace Corps Volunteer, you work directly with communities on their most pressing issues while gaining a competitive advantage in today's global economy with international experience, cross-cultural…