By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Two WSU Extension faculty members won awards this year from the Association of Natural Resource Professionals for their efforts connecting with small forest landowners.
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – A book by Jane Billinghurst, master gardener in Skagit County for Washington State University Extension, recently reached No. 5 on the New York Times bestseller list for hardcover nonfiction and number 7 on the Sunday Times list.
By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences LOPEZ ISLAND, Wash. – Forest and woodland owners will build skills for caring for their trees at the San Juan Islands Forest Owners Field Day, 8:40 a.m.-2:40 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Midnight’s Farm on Lopez Island.
By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences SPOKANE, Wash. – Learn about the benefits that Spokane’s urban forest provides in a breakfast discussion and walking tour 8-10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, at the Scoop, 1001 W. 25th Ave., Spokane.
By Linda Weiford, WSU News SPOKANE, Wash. – Spokane will observe a bittersweet National Arbor Day this Friday, April 29. Not only is the ponderosa pine its official tree, but the city has been declared a Tree City USA for 12 years in a row by the National Arbor Foundation.
By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PUYALLUP, Wash. – Noble fir, the iconic tree of holiday greenery, is under attack by a disease known as purple needle eater. The mysterious disease attacks new growth, causing needles to turn purple and die.
By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences OLYMPIA, Wash. – Harvest of evergreen boughs for holiday garlands and wreaths got a late start thanks to the warmest October on record. Just what the economic impact is won’t be clear until the holiday season is over.
By Kate Wilhite, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences ARLINGTON, Wash. – Woodland owners will build skills for caring for their trees at the North Puget Sound Forestry Field Day 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at Graves Property, 13818 184th St. NE (Mattson Road) near Arlington in Snohomish County.
For more than three years Kathy Riley, a WSU research technologist, has been trekking between the WSU Puyallup Research and Extension Center and Corvallis, Ore. to conduct research on the deadly plant pathogen known as Sudden Oak Death. That’s because Oregon State University is home of the only pathogen isolation facility in the region federally […]