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Student Profile: Elijah Wilson

Before attending the OSU College of Forestry (CoF),Elijah Wilson had never travelled abroad, did not speak Spanish and never thought that he could afford to study abroad. Originally from Cottage Grove, OR, Elijah knew that he wanted to go into a forestry and engineering related field in college...

Student Profile: Jake Thompson — Forest Operations Management

by Elijah Allensworth

For many students, the first major they declare is not always the same major they graduate with; for Jake Thompson, this was not the case. "I grew up always knowing that forestry was something I wanted to study and have a career in," he tells us. And it isn'...

Student Profile: Melissa Stone — Forest Engineering/Civil Engineering

by Danielle White

Melissa Stone, a junior in Forest Engineering/Civil Engineering, spent her summer pioneering western Alaska while working as a Project Engineer Intern for an Alaskan construction company.

While working for Cruz Construction, Inc. her duties included, but...

Oregon State ranks ninth worldwide in forestry and agriculture

In March, Oregon State University was recognized as a world-class center in agriculture and forestry, ranking ninth in a new international survey of more than 200 schools.

For the third year, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings has compiled a list of top agriculture and...

Faculty Profile: Dr. Jo Tynon

Dr. Jo Tynon - Associate Professor for Recreation Resources and Tourism

by Elijah Allensworth

As an educator, Jo embodies some of the profession's most sought-after qualities. She provides rigorous courses that push students to a higher caliber of...

Bioacoustics in Birdland

It’s 3:00 am. While many of us are fast asleep, for a field researcher taking a bird census, the day has already begun. For the next several hours, he or she will hike many miles, stopping for 10 minutes at each site to listen for, and then identify, bird calls. The next day, and for every day...

Tomorrow's Research Today

The Department of Wood Science & Engineering distinguishes itself from other departments on campus by offering an extensive undergraduate student research component through its Renewable Materials major. Opportunities to work in the forest products industry enable CoF undergraduates to take...

Biofuel Goes Back to the Future

“The fuel of the future is going to come from apples, weeds, sawdust—almost anything. There is fuel in every bit of vegetable matter that can be fermented,” Henry Ford reportedly told a New York Times reporter in 1925.

The future is here at the College of Forestry. In the fall of...

Forestry Photos

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Location of exhibit: Richardson Hall, 1st floor, West wing

This exhibit came about as a result of the support...

World Environment Day

On June 12, 2011 in Goba, Ethiopia, the Bale Beauty Nature Club (BBNC) hosted a World Environment Day celebration with the help of environmental Peace Corps volunteers, including OSU’s...

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