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Welcome to OSU Research Forests

Welcome to OSU Research Forests

Welcome to OSU Research Forests

Welcome to OSU Research Forests

Welcome to OSU Research Forests

Welcome to OSU Research Forests

Welcome to OSU Research Forests

Welcome to OSU Research Forests

Welcome to OSU Research Forests

Welcome to OSU Research Forests

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Welcome to the OSU Research Forests!

The OSU Research Forests were donated to the College of Forestry to serve as a living laboratory and outdoor classroom for students, researchers and managers to learn about forest ecosystems and management. OSU utilizes the Research Forests to find new ways to sustainably manage forests for conservation, education, business, and recreation.

Our forests proudly serve as a refuge for the community to connect with nature, learn about our ecosystems, and enjoy favorite outdoor activities. All operations on the forests – including recreation and trails – are self-funded through timber harvests.

Trailheads can get congested, so check out this webpage for tips in planning your next trip to the Research Forests!

Announcements

Peavy Arboretum Featured on Grant's Getaways!

Peavy Arboretum and the OSU College Forests was recently featured on Travel Oregon's Grant's Getaways on KGW News in Portland.  Click here to watch!

The Right Trail Website Launches!

The Right Trail, a trails mapping website for Benton County has just launched. This collaborative project is a free resource for public trails, where everyone from casual visitors to serious outdoor recreationists can search for new places to run, walk the dog, watch birds, or find family-friendly natural areas. Site visitors use tools including interactive maps and a sortable selection of recreation activities to find trails that best meet their needs and interests.

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Summer College Forests Newsletter!

Our summer newsletter has lots of great information about recent College Forests happenings and upcoming forest management, research activities, and recreation projects.  Check it out here!

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Forestry Events

12Sep2018

OSU-Cascades Graduate Programs Open House at OSU-Cascades Graduate & Research Center

Join us for an open house and learn more about graduate degrees in counseling, teaching and creative writing at Oregon State University – Cascades. Meet admissions staff, financial aid representatives,…
18Sep2018

Trees & Tie Dye at Richardson Hall

Join us for treats and refreshments and make your own CoF tie dye t-shirt! Then walk with us to convocation at 3:00 p.m. Gather with your fellow classmates and participate…
19Sep2018

Annual Ring at Forestry Club Cabin

Welcome new College of Forestry undergraduate students! Food, games, logging sports demo, hiking, fun at the Club Cabin! The bus will leave promptly at 10:30am from Benton Place on the…
19Oct2018

Forestry Fieldtrip - BLM Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area at Snell Hall/Mu East

Join us for a trip to visit the Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area. Meredith Matherly, Education Program Coordinator, will guide us on a tour of lighthouse and the grounds. We’ll…
25Oct2018

Selling your logs at Coos County OSU Extension Office

This evening workshop covers the basics of timber harvesting and timber sale management for small woodland owners. Topics include harvesting systems, harvesting costs, safety, sale types, steps on a timber…