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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

31May2016

Simulation of slvicultural alternatives for ponderosa pine forest restoration

Seth Ayotte, MF Presentation
Major Professor: Stephen…
02Jun2016

Integrating Climate Change Adaptation into the Management of Alaska’s Kenai River Watershed

Capstone Seminar and Defense: Melissa Reilly, MNR
Major Professor: Dr. David Turner…

23Jun2016

HJA Day at the Andrews Forest

HJA Day is the annual field gathering at the HJ Andrews Experimental Forest and Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Site in Blue River, Oregon. The event features presentations and…