Spring growth of a Douglas-fir tree.
Photo Credit: Oregon Forest Resources Institute

Ponderosa pine forests surround Black Butte in Jefferson County.
Photo Credit: Oregon Forest Resources Institute

Landscape diversity in a western Douglas-fir working forest.
Photo Credit: Oregon Forest Resources Institute

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Aspen Recovery in Yellowstone

In Yellowstone National Park in 2012, bison had increased as elk had decreased, but these trends had not prevented a general aspen recovery beginning in the eastern part of the northern range. Aspen in this photo show the historical gap (saplings and mature trees) in recruitment and also the new young aspen that are now above the reach of elk and bison. (Photo: Luke Painter)

HJ Andrews Forest Funding Renewed

Research and education at the H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest, one of the nation’s premier ecological science sites, has received a six-year, $6.7 million grant from the National Science Foundation. Funds will support a new round of projects through the Long-Term Ecological Research program at the 16,000-acre Andrews forest in the Cascades east of Eugene.


Upcoming CE Opportunities

Western Hazard Tree Workshop

Presented By: 
US Forest Service
17 Oct 2016 (All day)

For more information, see the Event Website.

Wood Design Workshop

Presented By: 
OSU College of Forestry, American Wood Council, and Woodworks
20 Oct 2016 - 8:00am

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

Skyline Analysis & Unit Layout Workshop

Presented By: 
OSU College of Forestry and the US Forest Service
14 Nov 2016 - 1:30pm

Loren Kellogg (OSU), Jeff Wimer (OSU), and Mike Barger (US Forest Service) will conduct this 5-day training on Skyline Analysis & Layout. Anyone is welcome to attend.