About the OSU College of Forestry: For a century, the College of Forestry has been a world class center of teaching, learning and research. It offers graduate and undergraduate degree programs in sustaining ecosystems, managing forests and manufacturing wood products; conducts basic and applied research on the nature and use of forests; and operates 14,000 acres of college forests.

Anthony S. Davis to serve as interim dean of OSU College of Forestry

Anthony S. Davis will serve as the interim dean of the Oregon State University College of Forestry effective immediately, OSU Provost and Executive Vice President Edward Feser announced.

Logging permit fraud threatens timber species in Brazilian Amazon

Timber harvested illegally under fraudulent permits is undercutting conservation efforts in the Brazilian Amazon, new research by an international collaboration shows.

Groundbreaking poplar study shows trees can be genetically engineered not to spread

The largest field-based study of genetically modified forest trees ever conducted has demonstrated that genetic engineering can prevent new seedlings from establishing.

OSU’s College of Forestry Dean Maness leaves legacy of leadership 

Thomas Maness, the Cheryl Ramberg-Ford and Allyn C. Ford dean of the College of Forestry at Oregon State University, passed away Thursday, July 12, in Corvallis. He was 63.

OSU ecologist to talk about wolves and conservation on local and global scales

Oregon State University ecologist Bill Ripple will give a free public lecture at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 12, at Worthy Brewing Company, 495 N.E. Bellevue Drive in Bend.

‘Warning to Humanity’ resolution passes OSU student and faculty governance

The Oregon State University Faculty Senate and Associated Students of Oregon State University passed a joint resolution last month endorsing “World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: A Second Notice,” an article published late last year by lead author Oregon State Professor William Ripple.

Streams may emit more carbon dioxide in a warmer climate

Streams and rivers could pump carbon dioxide into the air at increasing rates if they continue to warm, potentially compounding the effects of global warming, a new worldwide analysis has shown.

OSU researchers question conservation community’s acceptance of trophy hunting

Researchers at Oregon State University are challenging the premise that trophy hunting is an acceptable and effective tool for wildlife conservation and community development.

High wildfire severity risk seen in young plantation forests

Wildfires show no respect for property lines, but a new analysis of the 2013 Douglas Complex fire in southwestern Oregon concludes that young plantation forests managed by industrial owners experienced higher severity fire than did nearby public forests.

More mountain meadow water storage unlikely to benefit streamflow downstream

Increasing water storage in the mountain meadows of the arid West through diverse river restoration strategies has local benefits for vegetation but is unlikely to benefit downstream flows, according to an Oregon State University study.

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