Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

Do you enjoy taking pictures?
Do you have mad photography skills or just luck out in catching that perfect image?

Student Services is looking for all of you amateur photographers to send us your best photos! Each week a winning photograph will be selected from the submissions and highlighted in the Fernhopper, CoF This Week, and College of Forestry Facebook page.

Photo of the Week contest pictures can be sent to

Please include a picture title, where it was taken, and your major.

Please submit pictures before 7pm on Wednesdays in order to be considered for that week’s Fernhopper.

Weekly winners will be nominated for the coveted Photo of the Year award in spring term!

Current Photo of the Week Winner!

Image of a grizzly bear walking on the side of the road
Out for a Stroll
Photo by: William Basye, Natural Resources
Location: Alberta, CA

Weekly Winners

Starting off the 2022-2023 school year with some new and stunning views! Check out our recent weekly winners and their rad photographs!

Fall – Week 1

“Monsoon Plains Sunset”
Photo by: Adam P Smith, Wood Innovations for Sustainability
Location: Unknown

 Fall – Week 2

Photo of a mountainous rock outcrop glowing orange in the light of the sunset contrasts with gray shale in the foreground.
“High Sierra Sunrise”
Photo by: Max Hidzick, Forest Restoration and Fire
Location: John Muir Wilderness, CA

Fall – Week 3

Photo looking up at a waterfall in a ravine on a sunny day in an evergreen forest. Downed logs frame a stream descending from the falls
“Hidden Mist”
Photo by: Destiny Pauls, Natural Resources
Location: Lower Chush Falls. Sisters, OR

Fall- Week 4

“Eat it and See What Happens”
Photo by: Mindy Moran, Natural Resources
Location: Lewis and Clark State Recreation Site, OR

Fall – Week 5

“After the Burn”
Photo by: Destiny Pauls, Natural Resources
Location: Three Sisters Wilderness near Sisters, OR

Fall – Week 6

“Sunrise from the Coast Range”
Photo by: Payton Richardson, Forest Management
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