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"Knowing how animal body size correlates with the likelihood of a species being threatened provides us with a tool to assess extinction risk for the many species we know very little about," said William Ripple, a distinguished professor of ecology at Oregon State University and lead author of...

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“There’s just a lot of stuff to burn,” said Janean Creighton, an associate professor of forest ecosystems and society at Oregon State University. The devastation at places like the Columbia River Gorge here in Oregon, which is a treasured hiking spot for Pacific Northwest residents, has also...

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“The study is just the first step leading to a sustainability metric for use of wood in code-compliant commercial buildings,” said Ari Sinha, professor of renewable materials in forestry and a co-author on the paper. “Generally, we know wood is renewable, resulting in lower environmental impacts...

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RESEARCH

The research forests regularly host visiting researchers from around the globe, and is a resource for Oregon State faculty to conduct their own research programs.

A team of college researchers began a study of pollinators in 2014. Jim Rivers, an assistant...

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Upcoming CE Opportunities

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: 
College of Forestry
November 13, 2017 - 01:00PM

Join us for the Skyline Analysis and Unit Layout Workshop at OSU! Taught by experts Loren Kellogg and Jeff Wimer, participants will benefit from 4 full days of instruction.

Location: 

Lasells Stewart Center, Oregon State University, Corvallis OR

Presented By: 
OFRI and Friends
November 29, 2017 - 08:30AM

More information coming soon! Please check back...

Location: 

Holiday Inn, Wilsonville OR

Presented By: 
College of Forestry
February 28, 2018 - 08:00AM

Join us for another installment of Forest Health: State of the State!

Location: 

LaSells Stewart Center, Oregon State University, Corvallis OR