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Forestry crime-fighting lab has new home at OSU


June 24, 2020

By Steve Lundeberg

Oregon State University Writer

Oregon State University’s College of Forestry is the new home of a forensics lab that fights timber crime, a $1 billion annual problem for the United States’ forest products industry.

The Wood Identification and Screening Center was previously headquartered in Ashland as a partnership between the Forest Service International Programs office and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Forensics Laboratory. Its move to Corvallis earlier this year is the result a $4 million, five-year grant from the United States Forest Service International Pro...

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