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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

26Apr2015

Hydrophiles Water Research Symposium

A student-centric event that builds connections between students, professionals, and citizens of the Northwest with interests in freshwater resources. Our topics of interest span science, engineering, and policy as…
27Apr2015

WFGRS - Western Forestry Graduate Research Symposium

The annual Western Forestry Graduate Research Symposium (WFGRS), hosted by Oregon State University’s College of Forestry (COF), showcases current graduate student research. The purpose of this symposium is…

01May2015

CoF Open House

Welcome Moms and Family to the College of Forestry!  Please join us for an Open House and fun activities on Moms and Family…
02May2015

Oregon Woodland Cooperative Annual Meeting

Chuck Price Tree Farm near Gaston.

Tours and discussion on how to add value to your tree farm.  All are welcome.

Come see what…

14May2015

Starker Lecture Series-Capstone Field Trip

This field trip will explore the changing role of Douglas-fir in culture, processing and design with visits to local managed forests, a wood products research and testing lab,…