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Conserve intact forest landscapes to maximize biodiversity, reduce extinction risk

“We have seen declines in species in landscapes that have already lost a massive amount of habitat,” said Matthew Betts, lead author and professor in the College of Forestry at Oregon State University. “But we found much more support for what we call the initial intrusion hypothesis. It’s the... (more)

Marbled Murrelet study along the Oregon coast

The study, led by Oregon State University assistant professor and senior researcher Jim Rivers, is the first to tag marbled murrelets on the open ocean.(more)

Large carnivores have lost more than 90 per cent of their range

Chris Wolf and William Ripple at Oregon State University looked at historical accounts of large carnivores and maps of their preferred habitat around AD 1500, and found that they are now present in just a third of the land area they occupied back then. Of the 25 species analysed, all weighing... (more)



Thesis Defense: Gabriel Schwarzmann

CLT is becoming global. New countries and regions increasingly realize the potential of what can be done with CLT. As a result, new markets are forming and new…

Thesis Defense: Christina Lawrence

Small-diameter logs (4”- 6”at the small end) harvested off of U.S. Department of Agriculture land, as part of the forest restoration program, is currently used primarily for wood…

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…