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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

30May2015

National Get Outdoors Day

The third annual National Get Outdoors Day event will be held on Saturday May 30th, 2015 from 10:00am-3:00pm at Peavy Arboretum.  This free event is hosted by OSU…

04Jun2015

Managing Change in Our Community Forests:

Invasive pests, changing climate regimes and increased urban density will cause changes in our urban forests in the coming years. What tools and strategies can managers use today…