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Spring Events to Watch out For

Due to the coronavirus threat, we have postponed our spring series of Extension Forestry education events. We are working on the development of remote learning alternatives to deliver education programs on key topics. Most likely ...

Apr 2020 | Article

Tribes & Climate Change

Native Americans rely on tribally important ecosystem services such as traditional foods, hunting, timber production, non-timber forest resources (recreation, water), and cultural resources. Unfortunately, many of these resources may be ...

Apr 2020 | OSU Extension Catalog

Coastal risks and land use policy create economic tradeoffs for armoring the Oregon Coast

An Oregon land use policy creates a large economic value for some private homeowners who are allowed to protect their shoreline against erosion, according to a new Oregon State University study.

Chris Branam | Feb 6, 2020 | News Story

Woodland owners learn how to fight climate change with trees

Forest owners in Lane County can potentially use their properties to help mitigate the problems caused by an excess of carbon in the atmosphere.

Janet Donnelly | Jan 3, 2020 | News Story

West Coast forest landowners will plant less Douglas-fir in warming climate, model shows

West Coast forest landowners are expected to adapt to climate change by gradually switching from Douglas-fir to other types of trees such as hardwoods and ponderosa pine, according to a new Oregon State University study.

Chris Branam | Jul 30, 2019 | News Story

Young frogs that were stressed as tadpoles move less on land, putting their survival at risk

New Oregon State University research shows that juvenile northern red-legged frogs that have experienced climate-related stress as tadpoles are less likely to move on land, putting their survival at risk.

Chris Branam | May 2, 2019 | News Story

Tree School Clackamas teaches love for the land

Educational event draws hundreds from woodland community in Clackamas County and beyond.

Glenn Ahrens, Rose Clarke, Michael Bondi, Kimberly Jacobsen Nelson | Apr 2019 | Article

Seeing Climate Change in Bugs and Salmon

There are many ways to measure climate change. In northeast Oregon, scientists are investigating aquatic insects and how land management around waterways could potentially help or hinder salmon, which spawn in the streams.

David Wooster, Sandy DeBano | Mar 2019 | Video

Climate change negatively affects waterbirds in the American West

New research shows that recent climate change is having profound effects on wetlands across the American West – affecting birds that use these wetlands for breeding, migration and wintering.  

Chris Branam | Mar 15, 2019 | News Story

Climate modeling shows significant shifts in 21st century Pacific Northwest coastal forest vegetation

A changing climate in the 21st century will significantly alter the coastal forests of the Pacific Northwest, according to modeling by Oregon State University researchers.

Chris Branam | Feb 5, 2019 | News Story