Announcements

Welcome to Fall 2022!

FSG Christmas Tree Sale!

It’s already November, which means that the holidays are right around the corner! Oregon State University’s Forest Steward Guild is excited to help you prepare for the season by providing beautiful Noble Fir Christmas trees! Club members have done the work, so you don’t have to- Trees will be harvested and delivered to your house. Donations are welcome and will be used to fund FSG club events and outings that will further the education of students outside the classroom. Complete this form to reserve your tree and check one more item off your Holiday to-do list. Contact Spencer Wirth for more information!

Register for Winter Term!

Have you met with your Academic Advisor yet for winter term advising? College of Forestry students should meet with their advisor once per term to receive a registration pin. Winter term registration is OPEN! You can find the full winter term registration schedule on the Registrar’s webpage. Make an advising appointment by visiting the College of Forestry Advising webpage and selecting your advisors appointment calendar. Appointments can be in-person or over Zoom.

Other important deadlines that are fast approaching are:

  • Withdraw from the term – December 2nd
  • Finals Week – December 5-9th
  • End of Fall term – December 9th

ATNI Summit

Inviting Native students with an interest in Tribal Climate Change issues to join the 2022 Tribal Leaders Climate Change Summit at the Northern Quest Resort November 28-30, 2022. The Summit will convene leaders from Tribes, First Nations, and other Indigenous communities of North America to advance Tribal climate change policy and action. More information is available here

This event provides space for Tribal leaders, citizens, staff, youth and collaborators in conversation about navigating the cultural, economic, and social challenges of climate change. Topics will include:

  1. Hear from Tribal communities on the frontlines of climate change; 
  2. Explore what a just transition looks like for diverse Tribal Nations; and 
  3. Discuss how Tribal sovereignty and co-management can advance climate action. 

Students may contact kavery@atnitribes.org for financial assistance to attend.  Please know that registration is open to all interested in attending!

Art of the Forest

Image of multiple art structures that will be on display during the art walk of Peavy Forest Science Center. There is a carved minimalist statue, metal waveform art piece, abstract wall hanging mimicking tree rings, and wooden alcove structure viewed from the base.

Wednesday, November 30
Peavy Forest Science Center, 3100 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis
3:30-6:00 p.m.

More information available on the event website!

Visiting Speaker

Join us Friday Dec. 2nd, from 10-11:50am in RH123 for visiting speaker Dan Tingley’s presentation on timber bridges! Dan serves as Executive Director for Wood Research & Development Ltd. He is the inventor of the award-winning FiRP® Panel reinforcement technique, which makes use of high-strength reinforced plastics to strengthen wood products…and he has been featured on the Discovery Channel series “How Stuff Works”!

College of Forestry Holiday Craft & Art Fair

Show Dates:

Friday, December 2, 9:00 am- 4:00 pm

Saturday, December 3, 9:00 am- 4:00 pm.

Peavy Forest Science Center and Richardson Hall,

3100 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis


We have over 30 vendors selling a variety of items including pottery, glass and wood art, clothing, food and more! 

Parking Information:
 
Parking permits are required on campus Friday only from 7am-5pm.
Parking on Saturday is free!
We recommend parking in the B3 or C lot behind Richardson Hall.
Click here to purchase a permit and find parking
Questions? Please contact Rootstock@oregonstate.edu

Winter Solstice Celebration

Blue image with drawings of owls, pinecones, and a single star. Event details in description.

family friendly winter solstice celebration on December 17th from 2-5pm. Activities will include guided tours and nature crafts centered on winter in Forest.

This event is free and will be geared toward kids and families. However, all are welcome to join in the fun!

This event is free, but registration is required. Please register here!

Seeking volunteers to help with this community event. No experience necessary! Sign up to volunteer here, or contact J Brue for more information.

Finals Survival Guides

It’s a great time to plan out the rest of the term and prepare for final exams. The Finals Survival Guide provides tools and tips for how to manage your time over the next few weeks, study techniques, and test-taking strategies. Stop by the Academic Success Center in Waldo 125 to pick up your copy. You can also chat with a Strategist and develop a more personalized plan.

Concentration, Distraction & Effective Study Sessions: Finals Edition!

The term is finishing up fast and finals are approaching. Join the Academic Success Center and your peers to talk about concentration, distraction and effective study sessions through the lens of studying for finals. We know folks are juggling a lot, and we want to offer some tools and strategies that can support your process now and that you can carry into the new year, too! Register to attend on 11/29 @ 3 p.m. or 11/30 @ 10 a.m.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Saturday of Service

Presented by Community Engagement & Leadership: The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Saturday of Service will take place on Saturday, January 14, 2023. This day is an opportunity to honor Dr. King’s legacy through service. Students, faculty, staff, and their partners and children are all invited to participate. Register on the Community Engagement & Leadership Homepage: https://cel.oregonstate.edu/

ScholarDollars Workshop

Get help with your college finances! CAFE Student Workers Angel Bowe and Jake Brucker will host a presentation for OSU Students on how to apply to OSU scholarships and using Scholar Dollars at OSU. The first hour will be the presentation, then the 30 minutes following will be a collaborative worktime for students to get started on Scholar Dollars applications with the peer mentors. We have additionally invited the Writing Center and Scholarship Office to attend the workshop to add their own specific tips and information on scholarships, essay writing, etc.

Location: Valley Library Willamette East Seminar Room. Room number 3622 on 3rd Floor of Valley Library.

Time: 1-2:30pm on Friday, January 20th.

Community Talk

Come join us at the Basic Needs Center for our upcoming Community Talks! On Monday November 21st from 12-1:30pm we will be engaging in conversation on how we are in relationship to rest. Then, on Monday November 28th we will be hosting a holiday edition of the community talk to engage in conversation about what the holiday season means to folks. Join us for juicy conversation and great food!

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