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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.


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


Water Resource Engineering Seminar: Lessons from an Athenian Drought

Lessons from an Athenian Drought: What Greek Philosophy Suggests about the Proper Role of Models and Analysis in the Management of Water Resources.

Hosted by the…


Sierra Pacific Industries

Paul Niemer, of Sierra Pacific Industries, will be on campus to discuss summer internship opportunities being offered by Sierra Pacific Industries. This internship could span multiple summers…


Starker Lecture Series

Title: Sustainable Recreation on the National Forest – Healthy Balance?

Speaker:  John Allen, Forest Supervisor

John Allen is committed to active forest management to…


The Era of Megafires

The NW Fire Science Consortium along with Oregon State University's College of Forestry and the Forestry & Natural Resources Extension Program are sponsoring Era of…