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Old-growth forests may provide buffer against rising temperatures

“Though it is well-known that closed-canopy forests tend to be cooler than open areas, little is known about more subtle temperature differences between mature forest types,” said Sarah Frey, postdoctoral scholar in the OSU College of Forestry and lead author on the study. “We found that the... (more)

Carbon stored in Pacific Northwest forests reflects timber harvest history

The amount of carbon stored in tree trunks, branches, leaves and other biomass — what scientists call “aboveground live carbon” — is determined more by timber harvesting than by any other environmental factor in the forests of the Pacific Northwest, according to a report published by researchers... (more)

Two Wolves Remain on Isle Royale

Research by Michael Nelson of Oregon State University shows overwhelming support for having wolves on Isle Royale, even if that involves intervention.(more)



“Brewed Awakenings” International Coffee

All CoF Students are encouraged to attend our International Coffee event—come chat with faculty, international visitors and researchers, past student travelers, and learn about where CoF students and…

Computing Workshop: Formatting Your Thesis in MS-Word: How to Win the Battle

Topics include: Page numbering,  Table of Contents, List of Tables and List of Figures, Page layout settings, Section breaks, Creating custom styles, Mixing portrait and landscape pages in same document.…

Climate Change and Adaptation in Oregon’s Blue Mountains: Does it Matter if People Think Climate Change is Human Caused?

Seminar by Dr. Joel Hartter, Associate Professor, Environmental Studies Program University of Colorado…

Forestry Executive Committee Meeting

The Forestry Executive Committee Meeting is open to all students, faculty and staff, and we welcome your participation! Our agenda for this meeting includes: (1) Update on Provost’s Transition;…

Successional and disturbance dynamics in the southern Blue Mountains

PhD Dissertation, James (Jim) Johnston candidate for PhD in Forest Science with Dr. Norm Johnson and Dr. John Bailey…

Ettihad Cultural Festival

The Ettihad Cultural Center is hosting the fourth annual Ettihad Culture Festival on May 15th 2016 from 5pm-8pm at the Memorial Union Quad. This is one of the biggest…