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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

26Apr2017

Peace Corp Info Session

If you are interested in finding out more about opportunities in the Peace Corp, then make plans to attend the info meeting set up for 6 p.m. on the…
02May2017

The Songs of the Trees, David George Haskell

Over several years David Haskell (author of the award-winning book The Forest Unseen) visited a dozen trees, sitting with each to listen to its story. The trees are…

17May2017

Starker Lecture Series

The Capstone Field Trip will explore local areas that are impacted by recreationists, public and private land owners and the relationships between them.…

03Jun2017

National Get Outdoors Day

The fifth annual National Get Outdoors Day event will be held on Saturday June 3rd, 2017 from 10am-3pm at Peavy Arboretum. This free event is hosted by OSU…