College Forests Monthly Newsletter

In this month's newsletter you'll find the 2020 Harvest Details Table and links to visit our Interactive Web Map so you can plan this years' recreation trips without surprises!

This month's newsletter takes a look back on 2019 and all that was accomplished, as well as some cool information about trail building you may not have known before! We also give thanks to all of our volunteers and partners who make it all possible, and provide you with information on how to get involved or support the Recreation and Engagement Program through donations

This month we revisit some important to-knows regarding cougar encounters.

In the October newsletter we share the inside scoop on the October 4th Extension Master Naturalist field trip to the McDonald Forest, we take a look at the effects of wet weather on trails, and update you with many more special announcements!

In this month's newsletter, we're proud to show off our CORE Volunteer Trail Crew and everything they do to keep our trails looking AMAZING! Read on for more information about our Alternative Transportation campaign and other special announcements.

This month's newsletter provides a view into the Five-year Trails Action Plan, what we've accomplished, and what's next! Read on for information about fire season. Find out what the OSU Research Forest does to mitigate fire risk, and what you can do!

The July Newsletter is packed with awesome photos from Get Outdoors Day, updates about graduating students, invasive species, and even more special announcements.

In the May newsletter, learn about some of the risks that the OSU Research Forests are expecting in relation to climate change, plan to join us on Get Outdoors Day, and meet Vanessa Heilmann, part of the Recreation Field Crew.

Wondering where harvest activities are happening on the Forest? Wonder no more with our new interactive webmap, featured in our April newsletter. Also join us in giving a fond farewell to our graduating student employees and tune in for a few announcements...

This month, we're proud to showcase two of our College of Forestry faculty and some of their contributions to forest-related research. First, we have Emeritus Professor in Ecophysiology, Barbara Lachenbruch, who shares valuable knowledge regarding poison oak encounters. Then there's Associate Dean of Student Success, Randy Rosenberger, with his recently published findings: how outdoor recreation reduces health care spending. Read about all of this and more in the March Newsletter!