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OSU’s Starker Lecture Series to focus on Douglas-fir

Oregon State University’s annual Starker Lecture Series will focus this year on the Pacific Northwest’s most iconic tree – the Douglas-fir – which had its first major planting 100 years ago.(more)

California’s terrifying climate forecast: It could face droughts nearly every year

Beverly Law, a specialist in global change biology at Oregon State University’s College of Forestry, co-authored a study of megadroughts three years ago. It showed that a drought that affected the American West from 2000 to 2004 compared to conditions seen during the medieval megadroughts. But... (more)

NW forest insect outbreaks compared from space

Scientists for the first time have simultaneously compared widespread impacts from two of the most common forest insects in the West – mountain pine beetle and western spruce budworm. “This is the first time anyone has compared the impacts from these two insects in consistent units of change... (more)

Events


06Mar2015

Forestry Executive Committee Meeting - Special Topic Discussion

The FEC Meetings are open to any College of Forestry member. However, there are occasional agenda topics which are titled "Executive Session." The Executive sessions are only open to…
07Mar2015

Woodland Management

This five-session course is ideal for anyone who is just starting out taking care of a woodland property.  It serves as preparation for the OSU Master Woodland Manager…
09Mar2015

Woodland Management

This five-session course is ideal for anyone who is just starting out taking care of a woodland property.  Topics covered include: Getting Started:  Assessing your property and…
12Mar2015

Starker Lecture Series-Chad Oliver

As the science and values of Douglas-fir forests have greatly evolved and broadened, so too have the strategies and prescriptions for managing diverse forest ownerships and landscapes; this…
14Mar2015

Living on a Few Acres Conference

Attention rural landowners! Plan to attend this informative annual conference held on March 14, 2015 at the Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center in Redmond. Improve your knowledge…
17Mar2015

All-Faculty Meeting

A time for faculty to meet and discuss topics with the Dean in an open Q&A…