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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

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. …

01Nov2014

2nd Annual College of Forestry Homecoming Tailgate

 2 hours before kick-off

Join us for great food, beer and wine, and a chance to win a getaway to the Oregon Coast, plus other great…

01Nov2014

2nd Annual CoF Homecoming Tailgate Celebration!

Join your fellow Forestry alumni, faculty and students for food, drinks, door prizes
and fun for all ages. Come hungry and head into the stadium satisfied

02Nov2014

Explore Chile

The Tour:  A 10-day adventure.  Explore one of the world's most innovative forest sectors, visit unique forests and landscapes, and learn about a growing conservation movement, all while…