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“We know we need to learn to live with fire. And when we add climate change to the equation, all signs point to urgent shifts in policies and philosophies of fire in our natural and built landscapes,” said Meg Krawchuk, co-author on the report and an assistant professor in the College of...

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“We are successfully competing on the international stage,” said Thomas Maness, dean of the College of Forestry. “The college has developed a global reputation for groundbreaking work in forest products and forest ecosystems. We attract students from around the world because our research focuses...

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“Large fires can have significant social and economic costs, but they are also playing an important role in the ecology of our forests,” said Matthew Reilly, lead author and a post-doctoral researcher in the College of Forestry at Oregon State University.

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Bill Ripple is co-author on a new publication out in BioScience, titled "A New Dog". To find out how gray wolves might be affected by eating more people food, Thomas Newsome, an evolutionary biologist at the Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia, and his colleagues examined studies of what’s...

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Upcoming CE Opportunities

Presented By: 
OSU College of Forestry, OFRI, NW Fire Science Consortium
May 24, 2017 - 01:00PM

Join us for a summit on the state of knowledge and available research on fire regimes for forests and grasslands west of the Cascade Range in Oregon and Washington.

Location: 

Hilton
Vancouver, WA
301 W. 6th Street
Vancouver, WA 98660

Presented By: 
Wood-Based Composites Center and Friends

This series provides mill operators, technical professionals and suppliers to the wood-based composites industry with a fundamental knowledge of wood as an engineering material.

Presented By: 
OSU College of Forestry, American Wood Council, and Woodworks
May 17, 2017 - 08:00AM

Participants will be exposed to two days of wood design regulation, code, and specifications.

Location: 

Portland, OR
Billy Frank Jr. Conference Room
Ecotrust Building

Presented By: 
Oregon State University College of Forestry, Purdue University, University of Idaho
July 11, 2017 - 12:00AM

Adapting forest regeneration practices to changing climate, natural disturbances, policies, markets, and technology present continuous challenges and opportunities. Access to the best available scientific research on these topics is key to successfully adapting to these changes.

Location: 

Corvallis, OR
LaSells Stewart Center