Planting a new vision of forestry

This year Thomas Manness, head of the department of forest engineering, resources and management, has been named dean of the college.  Manness assumed his position as dean on Aug. 1, succeeding Hal Salwasser, who held the position for the past 12 years. He joined Oregon State University in 2009, after spending 20 years at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia. Prior to working at UBC, Manness worked at Weyerhaeuser in Seattle for seven years.