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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

21Oct2014

AgroForestry Workshop

AgroForestry Workshop

October 21-22, 2014

Corvallis, OR

To register

Visit the Soil and Water Conservation Society, Oregon Chapter website!

22Oct2014

Understanding Fire Ecology

Wildfire has become a topic of ever-greater importance to people living in Oregon. This class will delve into the main issues surrounding wildfire today in fire-adapted landscapes.  The…

22Oct2014

Yamhill County Small Woodland Association

On Wednesday, 22 October 2014, the Yamhill County Small Woodlands Association and the OSU Extension Service are featuring John Kelly, Naturalist, who will present a slide show of wild…
28Oct2014

Washington County Small Woodlands Association Meeting

Topic:  Harvest Equipment

The presentation will cover both new and established methods of harvesting, where the methods may be appropriate, what equipment is used, and how…

30Oct2014

Mentored Management Planning Shortcourse

A written Forest Management Plan serves many purposes.  It helps you organize and plan for activites on your land.  It is a valuable communication tool for your family. …