By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities CONNELL, Wash. – Education has cultivated Gretchen Graber’s growth as an environmental scientist, so teaching inmates to raise sagebrush to restore habitat for the greater sage-grouse seemed like a natural offshoot.
By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer PULLMAN, Wash. – U.S. and Canadian researchers have found they can get a good idea of a grizzly bear’s diet over several months by looking at a single hair. The technique, which measures residues of trace metals, can be a major tool in determining if the threatened animals are […]
By Rebecca Phillips, University Communications science writer PULLMAN, Wash. – When java giants like Starbucks seek out the finest fair trade coffee beans in Guatemala, insects can make all the difference.
By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – A free, public symposium, “Saving Nature and Improving Agriculture: Where Does Nature’s Wisdom Lie?” will begin at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, in the CUB junior ballroom at Washington State University Pullman.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. – Washington State University Extension will offer the Forest Stewardship Coached Planning course 6-9 p.m. Thursdays, March 13-May 1 at the Rome Grange, 2821 Mt. Baker Hwy., Bellingham, Wash.
EVERETT – A small group of dedicated adults and children are proving that everyone can make a difference. In this case, the proving ground is a section of Mouse Creek in the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie Wilderness. WSU Snohomish County Extension 4-H will host restoration activities at Mouse Creek on Sauk Prairie Road near Darrington on Tuesday, […]
Keen on conservation biology, grad student Cheryl Schultz 15 years ago began investigating whether habitat corridors were needed for the survival of an Oregon butterfly. Today Schultz is the acknowledged authority in the Pacific Northwest on butterfly conservation. An assistant professor in the School of Biological Sciences at WSU Vancouver, she built her reputation and […]
Students in Human Development 205, an experiential based interpersonal communications course at WSU, have created a community service event on behalf of Palouse Habitat for Humanity. Palouse Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit organization that provides housing for local, low income families in need. Families contribute 500 hours in sweat equity to the construction process […]
PULLMAN – Eleven of about two dozen pygmy rabbits scheduled for a March 13 reintroduction into their native sagebrush habitat in Douglas County by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will come from Washington State University, one of three sites where the animals have been bred in […]