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Inventory catalogues 10,000 trees on campus

      PULLMAN – Capital Planning and Development is continuing the long process of inventorying all the trees on the WSU Pullman campus. Cynthia Arbour, campus planner, has recorded about two-thirds of the campus, about 7,000 trees. She predicts there will be more than 10,000 trees in the inventory when it’s completed.    The project helps […]

Landscape architecture students’ work envisions redesigns

LEWISTON, Idaho – Landscape architecture graduate students from WSU and the University of Idaho will present their visions for the Lewiston waterfront Dec. 10-31 at the Sage Baking Company in Lewiston.   Called “Water Views,” the show features design work produced in the course “Cultural Interpretations of the Regional Landscape.”   Image produced by University […]

Landscape students

SPOKANE — WSU Spokane will present “Powering the Palouse:  connecting people, products and ideas,” a symposium of seven presentations delivered by Landscape Architecture students 1:15-4 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, on the Riverpoint Campus in the Phase I Classroom Building in the Design Institute Gallery and room 148 at 668 N Riverpoint Blvd.   The presentations […]

Aiding plantscience research

Staff Excellence Award   His work on the WSU campus is really visible … so visible, in fact, that Horizon Air pilots use it as a navigation marker for coming into the Pullman airport.   Charles “Chuck” Cody’s work is to manage the plant growth facilities, or greenhouses, for the School of Biological Sciences.   […]

Library Road Phase 3 design presentation

    Capital Planning and Development will hold a Library Road Phase 3 design presentation March 3 and 4 in the Bryan Hall Foyer.   Phase 3 is a continuation of the Library Road improvement project that began in 2000.  The infrastructure improvements will be extended north from the Adminstrative Annex Building toward the bus transit hub in […]

Xeriscaping: Untap your landscape

Photo: Flagstone pavers and drought-tolerant plants help make this front yard area water wise. (Photo courtesy of Tonie Fitzgerald). There is more to landscaping than pretty plants. Sustainable park design, drought-tolerant trees and proper watering to prevent turf diseases are just a few of the topics that will be addressed at this year’s WSU Turf, […]

Plant Bioscience building gets spruced up

Jason Katz and Ezekiel Fisher, employees of the residential and commercial landscape company Living Waters, work to unload plants in front of Plant Bioscience building Tuesday afternoon.The landscapers, who began work on the building last fall, are working on the project in phases and hope to be finished mid summer, said Tom Reed, Living Waters landscaper. The company will begin […]