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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...

Rethinking wildfire

As evidence of climate change creeps into the Pacific Northwest, adaptive, science-based management is the name of the game for fire scientists at the Oregon State University College of Forestry.

“We want to move forward with adaptive management,” says professor of silviculture...

Mass timber is shaking things up

Researchers affiliated with the TallWood Design Institute tested a resilient, full-scale mass timber building constructed with cross-laminated timber (CLT) at the Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure outdoor shake table facility at UC San Diego in July, collaborating with...

'I do what I do because I love forests'

Anthony S. Davis joined the Oregon State College of Forestry in September 2016 as associate dean for research. Before coming to Oregon State, Davis served as the director for the Center for Forest Nursery and Seedling Research and associate professor of native plant regeneration and silviculture...

Starker Forests: deep roots in Oregon State forestry

The Starker family’s roots in the College of Forestry grow deep.  

“We have a very tight integration with the college,” says Randy Hereford, vice president and assistant secretary at Starker Forests, Inc. 

T.J. Starker was one of the first four graduates to earn a degree in...

Savannah Stanton: changing the world through renewable materials

Savannah Stanton is just a junior, but she already has plans to graduate from Oregon State debt free and work to change the world.

“I’ve always wanted to do something for my community and for the world,” she says. “Through...

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