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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

04Oct2014

Forest of Arts

Hopkins Demonstration Forest and Three Rivers Artist Guild present the Second Annual Forest of Arts.

So much to discover in 140 acres of native forest...

14Oct2014

Clubs Day

Representatives from Forest Products Society, Society of American Foresters, Forestry Club, International Forestry Student Association, AMbassadors, Engineers Without Borders, and Xi Sigma Pi will be present to talk…

17Oct2014

PWLA Innovation Summit

Please join us for a morning of learning with professors from the Oregon State University Department of Wood Science and Engineering. We’ll get to learn about exciting new…

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…