Announcements

A former CoF student, Christiana Kittel, has a few pairs of women’s boots she would like to donate to a student who might need them. If you are interested in them, you can contact Christiana at ckittel45@gmail.com. Donated Women’s Boot descriptions:

Danner Fire Boots:

Model: Flashpoint, Size: Womens 7.5, Width: Womens Wide, Sole: Vibram, Height: 10 in.

Hoffman Caulk Boots:

Model: Timber II Thinsulate Caulk, Size: Womens 8 (Men 6), Width: Normal, Sole: Replaceable Steel Caulk, Height: 12 in.

Georgia Calk Boots:

Model: All leather, Size: Men’s 5, Width: Normal, Sole: Replaceable Steel Caulks, Height: 8 in.

Grads Give Back: Donate Your Gown to the Next Graduate

Are you graduating and walking in Commencement? Give your gown after the ceremony! You can help another student who may not be able to participate in Commencement otherwise while keeping your cap and cords as a memento. Gowns can be donated at staffed stations outside Reser Stadium right after Commencement or at the main entrance to the Valley Library, after Commencement through the following Monday (June 15-17). For questions, please see http://tiny.cc/gradsgive or email andrea.norris@oregonstate.edu. Grads Give Back is sponsored by Campus Recycling, ASOSU, Memorial Union, Valley Library, HSRC, and Sustainability Office.

The Beavers Belong Support Network

This NEW network empowers Oregon State University students to create an inclusive community and support each other’s identity, mental well-being, and day-to-day lives through peer-facilitated groups and regular community events.

This program will be beginning in Fall 2019 and they are currently recruiting for leadership positions as well as participants. For students who are interested in this opportunity, visit Bit.ly/BeaversBelong.

For questions related to the Beavers Belong Support Network, contact Heather Webster-Henry at heather.websterhenry@oregonstate.edu.

Wetland Restoration Workshop: 2 Day Hands on Field Training

Dates: Saturday July 13th and Sunday July 14th,  2019

Cost: FREE but registration is required. Certificates of professional training will be provided. Only 20 slots are available so a commitment to attend and registration is REQUIRED. Slots filled on a first come, first serve basis.

Registration: Fill out the following form and send it via email to: umpquanaturalleaders@gmail.com BY June 15, 2019.  Wetland Restoration Workshop Registration Form

For more info, please view the flyer HERE.

Introducing Future Leaders to Opportunities in Water

In 2019, the Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association (PNCWA) will be launching a program called InFLOW (Introducing Future Leaders to Opportunities in Water): an initiative that strives to identify promising students and young professionals from underrepresented minority groups who are interested in careers in the water industry.

The program will engage these underrepresented groups in the form of a sponsorship to attend the PNCWA 2019 Annual Conference, taking place in Portland, Oregon, September 8-11, 2019PNCWA has started a program to sponsor 20 applicants to attend the conference. The deadline to apply is June 21,2019.

Applicants must:
-Be enrolled full time in a two-year, four-year, or graduate degree program,
OR, have no more than two years of professional experience in the water
industry;
-Attend each day of the program to receive the full stipend;
-Participate in the conference in a meaningful way (volunteer as a room
monitor, speak, attend committee meetings, etc.);
-Complete a written summary of his or her experience of the InFLOW Program.

View the PNCWA InFLOW Flyer and Apply HERE

Registration for the 2019 Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium is now open!

This symposium, hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and the Arts, provides undergraduates with an excellent opportunity to showcase their research or creative activity. OSU undergraduates in all years of study, all academic disciplines, and all stages of research or creative work (including works in progress) are eligible to present. Students will be able to choose whether they would like to present a poster and/or a 3-minute lightning talk. We also invite students with artistic/creative projects and distance students to reach out so we can do our best to accommodate other presentation types.

We appreciate your help forwarding this email to students you think may be interested. The deadline for registering is August 23rd at 11:59pm and the event will be held on the morning and afternoon of Thursday, September 19th (exact time and location TBA).

Students can register at HERE. For more details visit this link HERE.

New Cooperative Institute for Marine Resources Studies (CIMRS) Fellowship for Undergraduate Excellence in Coastal and Ocean Studies  

Marine Studies Initiative (MSI) is pleased to announce a new Cooperative Institute for Marine Resources Studies (CIMRS) Fellowship for Undergraduate Excellence in Coastal and Ocean Studies. Two $7,000 fellowships are available to support undergraduate training associated with marine studies at Oregon State University. We encourage applications from students with interdisciplinary interests, such as intersections between social and natural sciences and natural resource management.

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Applications due to LeAnne.Rutland@oregonstate.edu by September 1, 2019.

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Get Outdoors Day!

The OSU Research Forests will be hosting the seventh annual Get Outdoors Day event on Saturday, June 8 at Peavy Arboretum. Get Outdoors Day is a bilingual, outdoor event that encourages youth to form personal connections with nature. They are currently searching for student volunteers to help make this event possible, as well as volunteers to provide Spanish interpretation to families. Volunteers will receive lunch and a t-shirt!

Here is the link for the volunteer website: https://cf.forestry.oregonstate.edu/get-outdoors-day-volunteers

Want to be a Forester?

As you probably know, California has been on fire and much work needs to be done to help reduce years of fuel loading and to thin overly dense forests.  By law, this work needs to be implemented utilizing Registered Professional Foresters (RPF) on private lands as well as for certain job duties on public lands.

Graduates of your program will get substitutable education for a portion of the required 7 years of experience needed to qualify to take the RPF exam as follows; AS in forestry – substitute 2 years; BS in forestry – substitute 4 years; MF in forestry with a BA or BS in a forestry related degree; substitute up to 4 years; BS in forestry with an MF in forestry – substitute 5 years.

For more info check out this Forester Pamphlet

2019 Wildlands Field Studies Summer Programs

Program listings provide detailed information about each project location, research activities, academic curriculum and credit, costs and instructor profiles. As concerned citizens we invite you to join one of our teams, and help in the effort to solve critical problems facing our wildlands and wildlife populations.

 Check out this Link to the Webpage for Program Info!

College of Forestry Student Clubs and Organizations –2019

Check out the CoF Student Clubs and Organizations! We have lots going on this month, and we hope to see you around! More information about each of the clubs can be found at http://studentservices.forestry.oregonstate.edu/sre/student-clubs-organizations.

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Rent Textbooks at NO COST for the ENTIRE term

The Textbook Lending Program offers eligible OSU students the opportunity to check out textbooks at no cost for the entire academic term! The program starts the first week of class and operates on a first come, first serve basis. They currently have books for 181 courses! Most of the textbooks are either donated or purchased. Students (and professors) can learn more about the program and check if we have their textbook by going to: http://studentlife.oregonstate.edu/hsrc/textbooks.

To ensure that HSRC has the textbook needed for a course, check online:

  • Go to osulibrary.oregonstate.edu/
  • Log in using your ONID through MY ACCOUNT
  • Start a New Search and click on the Course Reserves tab
  • Enter the title of textbook and click Search
  • In the drop-down menu that says “OSU Course Reserves”, change it to “HSRC Textbook Lending Library”
  • If you see a green dot and the word “Available”, you can go to HSRC and rent the textbook

COF T-shirts

Interested in purchasing a College of Forestry t-shirt! Stop by Snell 133 or send an email to forestrystudentservices@oregonstate.edu if you are a distant student.

1/18/2019 UPDATE: ONLY X-SMALL AND SMALL SIZES AVAILABLE (UNISEX)

T-shirts are $15. Shipping is $3.50.

Keep Up With the Peavy Hall Transition Construction

Wondering up the future of the College of Forestry? Are you missing Peavy Hall? Don’t you worry, you can see what’s happening live by clicking on one of the following links to two web cameras that show the project site live every day: http://webcam.oregonstate.edu/fsc2 or http://webcam.oregonstate.edu/fsc1

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