Oregon State University Extension Service

OSU's most extensive outreach tool provides an abundance of sustainability-related information for many audiences.

OSU Energy| Efficiency Center

The EEC provides the Northwest with a laboratory to develop a knowledge base of new and common efficiency opportunities in a range of sectors, currently including industry, agriculture and commercial facilities. The center is built on student management with faculty mentorship and oversight


The ForestLearn initiative provides information for Oregon's forest products workforce and others interested in Oregon forests, and discusses sustainable forestry. It is a partnership between Oregon State University's College of Forestry and the Oregon Forest Resources Institute.

Integrated Plant Protection Center

IPPC is dedicated to an integrated approach to developing and supporting effective, economical management of agricultural pests and the rational use of pesticides within the context of sound ecological principles and social realities.

Oregon Invests!

A database hosted by the College of Agricultural Sciences, Oregon Invests! contains links to detailed information about Extension programs and research projects in agriculture and natural resources. You can search the database for information on sustainability, or other projects that interest you.

Sustainable Forestry Partnership

Formed at OSU in 1995, Partnership Institutions now include Auburn, Penn State, OSU and USDA. Together, their mission is to document and promote innovation in sustainable forestry and help others integrate this innovation broadly into both policy and practice.

OSU Sustainability Group

Formed in March 2001 as the result of two extremely well attended Natural Step events held in Corvallis, this monthly brown bag lunch group hosts speakers on topics ranging from conservation to solar energy to organic gardening.

Spring Creek Project

The Spring Creek Project brings together the practical wisdom of the environmental sciences, the clarity of philosophical analysis, and the creative, expressive power of the written word, to find new ways to understand and re-imagine our relation to the natural world.