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Glenn Ahrens is Extension Forester, Oregon State University Extension Service, Clackamas, Marion, and Hood River Counties, and Director, OSU Hardwood Silviculture Cooperative. His general mission for OSU Extension is to improve our knowledge of forest resources and options for sustaining and expanding benefits from forests. Glenn has a B.S. in Forestry from Humboldt State University (1982) and an M.S. in Forest Science from Oregon State University (1990). He has over 30 years of experience in research, Extension, and private consulting. Glenn’s areas of specialty include forest ecology, silviculture, vegetation management, and hardwood management.

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New Oregon State Wildland Fire Extension program

This new program will add capacity for up to six new OSU Extension Wildfire Specialists to work with agency and industry partners, communities, landowners, and land managers. The work to be done is too big for any one organization, but by leading partnerships and working together we plan to make a real impact on the ground, spreading land management and fuel reduction projects over the Oregon landscape.

Glenn Ahrens | Aug 2019 | Article

Balancing weed control, fuels reduction, and wildlife

While it can be challenging to find the balance, there is much that we can do to meet our objectives for wildlife while controlling weeds and reducing fuels. Recent research at OSU can help us make informed decisions about some of the tradeoffs.

Glenn Ahrens | May 2019 | Article

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