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

Easy prey: The largest bears in the world use small streams to fatten up on salmon

A new Oregon State University-led study reveals a different picture of how and when brown bears in Alaska eat salmon. 

Oregon State University to continue exploration of transforming Elliott State Forest into a research forest

Oregon’s State Land Board today directed Oregon State University and the Oregon Department of State Lands to continue exploring the prospects of converting the Elliott State Forest into a research forest managed by OSU and its College of Forestry.

Oregon State University selects Thomas H. DeLuca as new College of Forestry dean

Oregon State University has selected Thomas H. DeLuca, a higher education leader with deep experience in both natural resource and environmental issues, as the next Cheryl Ramberg-Ford and Allyn C. Ford Dean of the OSU College of Forestry.

Oregon State’s fisheries and wildlife online program earns national award

OSU’s fisheries and wildlife sciences bachelor’s program won the Online Learning Consortium’s John R. Bourne Outstanding Online Program Award

OSU Extension builds partnerships with new fire program

The new program focuses on creating opportunities for landowners by building partnerships.

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