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Designs are finalized, and construction of the Oregon Forest Science Complex (OFSC) is underway. Comprised of a new and improved Peavy Hall and the A.A. “Red” Emmerson Advanced Wood Products Laboratory, the complex will feature...

Mariapaola Riggio: on the ground floor of advanced wood products construction

Growing up in Italy, Mariapaola Riggio has been always exposed to the allure of art, design and history –restoration of historical buildings later became the focus of her career.Riggio, an...

Amanda Allen-Kahl: digging into undergraduate research

Senior natural resources student Amanda Allen-Kahl climbs up a slope cut from the reddish-brown earth below her feet and hops down into a pit in the soil. It looks as if a bulldozer took a...

New collaborative effort takes flight

Matt Betts knows all of the songbirds in the forest by ear, but at Chip Ross Park in Corvallis, he stands silently and picks out the song of an orange-crowned warbler.

“In some parts of its...

Opportunities help undergrads find their path

Experiential learning completely changed Herman Flamenco’s path at Oregon State and in his career. He came to Oregon State with hopes of becoming a park ranger. After delving into the forest management program and participating in internships, he’s on a new path to one day become a forest...

Randi Shaw: diversity and inclusion in environmental action

On Earth Day, Randi Shaw and the Diverse Perspectives in Forestry Group (DPFG) led a caravan of seven vehicles up winding roads to Beazell Memorial Forest. Tall conifers swayed in the...

Welcome to Anthony Davis!

The Oregon State University College of Forestry has named Anthony S. Davis as associate dean for research. Davis joins OSU from the...

Student Clubs provide excellent learning opportunities for COF students

It’s the morning of April 19th and a group of students has gathered on the east side of the Peavy Hall Courtyard, setting up tables and laying out clipboards and pens.

They finish their preparations and take a minute to get some coffee from a nearby carafe. All is quiet, but not for long...

Lead Guitars

The choice of tonewood—woods with tonal, or musical, properties—used in stringed instruments can affect the sound and quality of the music. According to Pacific Rim Tonewoods, a Washington company located in the North Cascades, “tonewood is more than lumber: it’s wood carefully chosen for...

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