Reintroduction of wolves tied to return of tall willows in Yellowstone National Park

The reintroduction of wolves into Yellowstone National Park is tied to the recovery of tall willows in the park, according to a new Oregon State University-led study.

Forestry researcher will visit Italy under Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award

Catalina Segura, assistant professor of forest engineering, resources and management in the College of Forestry, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to Italy.

OSU’s McDonald and Dunn Research Forests to reopen for recreational activities on Friday

Oregon State University’s McDonald and Dunn Research Forests on Friday, May 8, will enter a trial reopening phase for recreational activities, the College of Forestry announced Tuesday. 

Oregon State University College of Forestry creates weekly online lecture series

The Oregon State University College of Forestry invites everyone to a new, weekly Stay at Home Lecture Series starting April 9 that features a variety of presenters talking about everything from recreation in national parks to a secretive seabird.

Timber harvesting results in persistent deficits in summer streamflow

Summer streamflow in industrial tree plantations harvested on 40- to 50-year rotations was 50% lower than in century-old forests, data from the long-term Alsea Watershed Study in the Oregon Coast Range showed.

Researchers use OSU fish collection to detect historical infection of salmon parasites

Decades-old fish stored at Oregon State University proved valuable in learning more about parasites that infect a family of fish that includes salmon and trout in the Pacific Northwest.

Lecture series explores leadership role of women in forestry, forest products

The annual Starker Lecture Series at Oregon State University will this year focus on women who act as agents of change within the forestry and forest products sectors, and also in their communities.

Proposed hydropower dams pose threat to Gabon’s fishes

Proposed hydropower dams in Gabon pose a substantial threat to the African nation’s most culturally and economically important fishes, according to a new study.

Poplars genetically modified not to harm air quality grow as well as non-modified trees

Field trials in the Northwest and Southwest show that poplar trees can be genetically modified to reduce negative impacts on air quality while leaving their growth potential virtually unchanged, says an Oregon State University researcher who collaborated on the study.

Statewide Outdoor School participation jumps 6%, up to nearly 38,000 students

Eighty-one percent of Oregon’s eligible fifth- and sixth-grade students participated in the statewide Oregon State University Extension Service Outdoor School program in the 2018-19 school year

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