The Forest Biodiversity Research Network is rooted at Oregon State University and conducts collaborative research throughout the world’s forest ecosystems to foster a global awareness of biodiversity, facilitate science-based solutions and support a sustainable future for both nature and society.
Transferring scientific knowledge to action.
We bring together broad perspectives and diverse working practices for the improved management and conservation of forests, valuing both human and ecological communities.
IN THE NEWS
Scientists say sustainable forestry organizations should lift ban on biotech trees (August 2019, Science)
Harness microbes for humanity’s future (June 2019, Nature)
Who's Following The Forest Practices Act? Oregon Can't Say For Sure. (June 2019, OPB)
Tall and old or dense and young: Which kind of forest is better for the climate? (May 2019, Eco-Business)
Influence of fire refugia spatial pattern on post-fire forest recovery in Oregon’s Blue Mountains. 2019. Landscape Ecology.
Are we eating the world's megafauna to extinction? 2019. Conservation Letters.
Impacts of the Northwest Forest Plan on forest composition and bird populations. 2019. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.