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Training, info sessions address changes in pesticide handling
November 9, 2016

pesticides-signPUYALLUP, Wash. – Pesticide handlers must be trained annually and training records maintained starting in January, according to recent changes in the federal Agricultural Worker Protection Standard (WPS). Many resources are available to employers to meet the requirements, said Catherine H. Daniels, Washington State University Extension pesticide specialist at WSU Puyallup.

Grant brings science of stormwater pollution to businesses
October 26, 2016

By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

stormwater-logo-80pPUYALLUP, Wash. – Businesses in the Puget Sound watershed must navigate a complex series of stormwater runoff regulations and permits. But business owners often don’t understand why those regulations exist.

Saving salmon in the wild – is chum the king?
August 16, 2016

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

PUYALLUP, Wash. – Chum rule. In the same toxic stormwater brew that killed coho salmon in less than three hours, their chum cousins did just fine.

El Niño declining; cool sister may take its place
April 21, 2016

By Nic Loyd, WSU meteorologist, and Linda Weiford, WSU News

weathercatch(2) (2)SPOKANE, Wash. – One of the strongest El Niños on record is waning. Now the big question is whether La Niña is on the way.

Diane Bartle
April 11, 2016

PUYALLUP, Wash. – Diane Bartle, retired from the WSU Puyallup research and extension center, died March 23, 2016. She worked at WSU 1980-2010.

WSU invites media to meet with stormwater pollution expert
April 4, 2016

PUYALLUP, Wash. – Washington State University aquatic ecotoxicologist Jenifer McIntyre will demonstrate her latest research to media April 6-8 at the WSU Research and Extension Center in Puyallup in advance of her April 12 Innovators Lecture in Seattle.

April 12: WSU expert to speak about stormwater pollution
April 4, 2016

By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

innovators-salmon-webSEATTLE – Washington State University aquatic ecotoxicologist Jenifer McIntyre will share her research on the lethal impacts of stormwater for fish as well as solutions that are within reach.

Ernest C. Bay
March 23, 2016

PUYALLUP, Wash. – Ernest C. Bay, retired from WSU Puyallup, died March 18, 2016. He worked at WSU 1975-94.