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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

29Jan2015

Starker Lecture Series

A screening of this 1-hour documentary at the historical Whiteside Theater in Corvallis will be the inaugural event of the 2015 Starker Lecture Series.  It highlights the compelling…

02Feb2015

Woodland Management

This five-session course is ideal for anyone who is just starting out taking care of a woodland property.  Topics covered include:
  • Getting Started:  Assessing your property and…
04Feb2015

Ready, Set, Go! Train the Trainer Session

Join us Wednesday, February 4 in Salem, OR to learn tips on how to promote the wildland fire preparedness message with a free Ready, Set, Go! Train-the-Trainer.  This…

09Feb2015

Winter Webinar Series: Fire in Riparian and Aquatic Systems

Winter Webinar Series

http://www.nwfirescience.org/events/climate-change-and-vulnerability-bull-trout-and-spring-chinook-fire-prone-landscape

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09Feb2015

Woodland Management

This five-session course is ideal for anyone who is just starting out taking care of a woodland property.  Topics covered include:
  • Getting Started:  Assessing your property and…