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Oregon SAF Hosts Second Annual Trail Run

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On October 4th, the Oregon Society of American Foresters will host its second annual evening trail run, the SAFsquatch Scurry. Run with a forester on a 5k or 10k race, both starting and ending in Peavy Arboretum. Funds raised will benefit the Oregon Society of American Foresters, which is the largest state affiliate of the National Society of American Foresters, representing over 800 Oregonians in forestry and natural resources professions.  

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Oregon State University selects Thomas H. DeLuca as new College of Forestry dean

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Oregon State University has selected Thomas H. DeLuca, a higher education leader with deep experience in both natural resource and environmental issues, as the next Cheryl Ramberg-Ford and Allyn C. Ford Dean of the OSU College of Forestry.

DeLuca, a forest soil scientist whose long research career includes more than a decade in Sweden and the United Kingdom, comes to OSU from the University of Montana, where he is the dean of the W.A. Franke College of Forestry & Conservation.

SAFSquatch Scurry Results!

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Thank you all the participants for completing the 2nd Annual SAFsquatch Scurry 5/10K Trail Run!   You conquered the rain showers, muddy trail conditions, and even had a sighting of the SAFSquatch!   For the final results please check the Scovel Racing website.   

Shout out to OSU Research Forests/OSU College of Forestry SAF Chapter for hosting, 4 Spirits Distillery and the Old Spaghetti Factory in Corvallis for the coupons, financial support from Weyerhaeuser, and all our fantastic Oregon Society of American Foresters members for volunteering!   

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The Society of American Foresters has a responsibility to anticipate, identify and define opportunities, problems and issues related to forest resources. The Society's Forest Policies, approved by referendum, guide positions the Society takes in contributing its professional knowledge to public deliberations on forestry issues.

2019 WFI International Fellowship Program – Forestry Lightning Talks

2019 WFI International Fellowship Program – Forestry Lightning Talks

Sept. 12 at 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Cheatham Hall, World Forestry Center

 

Meet eight Fellows from around the world who came to Oregon to see how we meet global forestry challenges. They hope to take what they’ve learned here to improve their communities back home. Fellows will be sharing their project findings and how they are planning to implement change using their new knowledge. What we do in Oregon is inspiring people to impact their own corner of the planet.

13th Annual OSAF Golf Tournament Results and Pictures

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On July 19th, a group of 64 foresters came out of the forest and spent the day on the Trysting Tree golf course for the 13th Annual OSAF Golf Tournament.  It was a fantastic day to support the OSAF Foundation and there were even rumors of some good golf shots!  A big thank you to our gold sponsor Starker Forests as well as all the other sponsors to make the event a success!