OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Jensen, Edward C.

Professor of Forest Biology and Natural Resource Education

Office Location: 
318 Richardson Hall
Phone: 
541-737-2519
Fax: 
541-737-2668
Email Address: 
Specialty: 

Natural resource education, forest ecology

Educational Background: 
  • B.S., 1973, University of Illinois
  • M.S., 1976, University of Washington
  • Ph.D., 1989, Oregon State University
Courses: 
  • FOR 141 - Tree and Shrub Identification
  • FOR 241 - Dendrology
  • FOR 499/599
Research Interests: 

Natural resource education

Current Research: 

Developing, conducting, and evaluating natural resource education programs for various audiences; improving instruction in the College

Graduate Students: 

not currently accepting new students

  • Dan Gleason, MS
  • Gail Woodside, PhD
Selected Publications: 
  1. Jensen, E. C. Shrubs to Know in Pacific Northwest Forests. 2013. Oregon State University Extension Service. EC 1640.
  2. Jensen, E. C., W. R. Randall, R. F Keniston, and D. N. Bever. 2012. Manual of Oregon Trees and Shrubs (Tenth Edition). John Bell and Associates, Corvallis, OR.
  3. Seiler, J.R., J.A. Peterson, and E.C. Jensen. 2011. Woody Plants in North America. Third Edition. Kendall Hunt Publishing Company.
  4. Jensen, E. C. and C. R. Ross. 2010. Trees To Know in Oregon. Extension Bulletin 1450. Oregon State University Extension Service. Corvallis, OR. 152 pp.
  5. Boyle J. R., J. Winjum, K. Kavanagh, and E. C. Jensen (ed.). 1999. Planted Forests: Contributions to the Quest for Sustainable Societies. Kluwer Academic Publishers. Dordrecht, The Netherlands. 472 pp.
  6. Boyle J. R., , J. K. Winjum, K. Kavanagh, and E. C. Jensen (guest editors). 1999. Special Issue on Planted Forests: Contributions to the Quest for Sustainable Societies. In: New Forests. Vol. 17: 1-3, pp. 1-359 and Vol. 18: 1, pp: 3-112.
  7. Jensen, E. C., P. S. Doescher, and B. Shelby. 1998. A New Natural Resources Curriculum for a New Century. Journal of Forestry. Vol. 95 (2): 4-6.