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CoF News

New era of western wildfire demands new ways to protect people, ecosystems

“We know we need to learn to live with fire. And when we add climate change to the equation, all signs point to urgent shifts in policies and philosophies of fire in our natural and built landscapes,” said Meg Krawchuk, co-author on the report and an assistant professor in the College of... (more)

Oregon State ranked among top three universities in the world in forestry, oceanography

“We are successfully competing on the international stage,” said Thomas Maness, dean of the College of Forestry. “The college has developed a global reputation for groundbreaking work in forest products and forest ecosystems. We attract students from around the world because our research focuses... (more)

As more of the Pacific Northwest burns, severe fires change forest ecology

“Large fires can have significant social and economic costs, but they are also playing an important role in the ecology of our forests,” said Matthew Reilly, lead author and a post-doctoral researcher in the College of Forestry at Oregon State University.(more)

Events


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…
05May2017

Forestry Executive Committee Meeting

The Forestry Executive Committee Meeting is held the first Friday of each month and is open to all students, faculty and staff, and we welcome your participation! To…
08May2017

Thesis Defense: Byrne Miyamoto

Western juniper (Juniperus occidentalis) is a conifer that is native to Oregon, California, Washington, Nevada, and Idaho. Juniper is known to have highly decay resistant heartwood and is…
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.…
02Jun2017

Forestry Executive Committee Meeting

The Forestry Executive Committee Meeting is held the first Friday of each month and is open to all students, faculty and staff, and we welcome your participation! To…
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…