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Welcome to the Department of Forest Ecosystems & Society

Welcome to the Department of Forest Ecosystems & Society

Welcome to the Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society

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Welcome to the Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society

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Welcome to the Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society

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Welcome to the Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society

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Welcome to the Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society

Welcome to the Department of Forest Ecosystems & Society

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Our Mission!

Our department brings together biological and social scientists and philosophers to understand ecological systems, social systems, and the interactions between them. We work in terrestrial to aquatic systems, in wildland to urban settings, and from local to global scales. We evaluate the scientific and philosophical basis for management and policy decisions and provide enhanced frameworks for those decisions reflective of our latest findings. We conduct creative problem-solving and fundamental research; educate and engage the next generation of scholars, practitioners and users of the world’s natural resources; and share our knowledge and discoveries with others.

FES Development Plan - Phase 1 (2013)

Welcome to Dr. Troy Hall

FES News

Sky Lan from Taiwan receives first Women-in-Science Scholarship

FES PhD candidate Sky Lan has just won the Women In Science scholarship through the Tree Foundation! This scholarship will assist Sky as she learns about forest canopy ecology here at OSU, and will propel her towards her eventual goal of sharing the beauty and complexity of Taiwan's forests with researchers around the world.

Conservation, or Curation?

Environmental ethicist Michael Paul Nelson co-wrote an opinion piece for the New York Times about a new policy related to the Endangered Species Act.

Three OSU faculty members named fellows of American Geophysical Union

Three Oregon State University faculty members have been named 2014 fellows of the American Geophysical Union. They are the only three fellows in this class from the state of Oregon. The three selected as fellows were Edward Brook and Gary Egbert from the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences; and Beverly Law from the College of Forestry.

Event Calendar


29Sep2014

Laws of nature, historical contingency, and the wolves and moose of Isle Royale

Dr. John A. Vucetich Associate Professor of Animal Ecology Co-Director of the Isle Royale Wolf-Moose Project Michigan Technological…