Explore Your Forests 2020

An exploration of forestry as a science, a college major, and a career path.

Help your college-bound high school students increase their interest and knowledge about forests, explore careers, and learn about the undergraduate majors offered in the College of Forestry at Oregon State.

High School teachers, registration and dates are coming soon!

DATES: To be announced soon!

TIME: 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM


For a sneak peek into the McDonald-Dunn Research Forest, watch our College Research Forests video.


  • Demonstrations in College of Forestry labs
  • Meet current OSU students
  • Explore forestry career paths
  • Lunch in an OSU dining hall
  • Hands-on forest education sessions in the Peavy Arboretum

AUDIENCE: This event is for high school students who have an interest in learning more about forestry, natural resources, tourism & outdoor recreation, and renewable materials. Our primary intended audience is college-bound sophomores, juniors, and seniors; freshmen are welcome to attend if they show especially strong interest. This year, we are asking teachers to commit to bringing at least ten students in their group.


  • March 15, 2020 or when full: Teacher Registration Deadline (click here to register). Teachers will be emailed a confirmation and a sign-up sheet for their student participants.
  • March 29, 2020: Deadline for registered teachers to submit their student participant lists.


  • If you are unable to attend the Explore Your Forests, you can Plan a Visit for your class at the OSU Corvallis campus on a day that works best for you, or request to have a College of Forestry representative visit your class by emailing us at studyforestry@oregonstate.edu.