Welcome to OSU College Forests

Welcome to OSU College Forests

Welcome to OSU College Forests

Welcome to OSU College Forests

Welcome to OSU College Forests


Welcome to the College Forests webpage!


McDonald Forest open, not found to pose any special risk to pets

CORVALLIS, Ore. – After further evaluation, officials at Oregon State University say there is no apparent geographic connection that would link dogs that had recently become ill with visitation to the McDonald Forest area north of Corvallis, and the area remains open for public use as usual.

2015 Trail Construction Plan Released!

You are invited to join us for breaking ground on the Vineyard Mountain Trail on Saturday, March 28th from 9:00am-1:00pm.

Winter Research Forests Newsletter

Read all about new and exciting developments on the Research Forests!  Inside, you'll see profiles of our student employees, read about 2014 accomplishments, the new Forest Connection program, what to expect regarding new trail construction and harvest activities this year, some history of the "post farm," a memorial for a forest friend, upcoming volunteer activities and more!  


Forestry Events


WSE Seminar Series: Thanh Huynh, MS Student

The objective of this study is to use a validated modeling method using SAP2000 to investigate lateral load paths and system behavior in an actual light-frame wood structure.…

The Co.

Calling all Oregon makers and making enthusiasts, to think, design, create, at The Co. - a maker event. From engineers to authors, scientists to sculptors, crafters to composers.…

National Get Outdoors Day

The third annual National Get Outdoors Day event will be held on Saturday May 30th, 2015 from 10:00am-3:00pm at Peavy Arboretum.  This free event is hosted by OSU…

Thesis Defense: Raul Dancé, "Interconnectedness of Forest Ecosystem Services, Environmental Corporate Impacts, and Corporate Social Responsibility Activities in the Amazon Rainforest"

The main goal of this research was to analyze the CSR Sustainability Reports of the top 21 corporations in Latin America linked with the four commodities associated with…

Thesis Defense: Danny Way, "Proof of Concept for a Three-Dimensional Molded Core Wood-Strand Sandwich Panel"

Sandwich composites are typically produced from two high strength facings bonded to a lower strength, lightweight core. Sandwich design has proven to be efficient for applications demanding high…