By Charlie Powell, College of Veterinary Medicine PULLMAN, Wash. – WSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine recommends that animal owners be aware that wildfire smoke advisories, issued by county and municipal health districts for people, apply to animals, too.
By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Wine grapes may appear fine after a harsh wildfire season. But if grapes have smoke taint, the finished wine may taste and smell awful – an unpleasant surprise for growers and wine lovers alike.
PULLMAN, Wash. – As wildfire smoke covers the Northwest this summer, residents have turned to local, state and federal agencies for up-to-date air quality information. A sophisticated tool developed by Washington State University is a key piece in providing critical air quality forecasts.
By Linda Weiford, WSU News PULLMAN, Wash. – The thick, gray veil of smoke draped over the Palouse that ratcheted up the smoke advisory to “very unhealthy” appears to have drifted from a cluster of wildfires burning in the Clearwater region of Idaho, according to a Washington State University meteorologist.
By Charlie Powell, College of Veterinary Medicine PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine advises animal owners that wildfire smoke warnings apply to animals, too.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Smoke has made the air unhealthy for sensitive groups – including infants, children, adults older than 65, pregnant women, people who have had a stroke and those with heart or lung disease, asthma or diabetes.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Wildfire smoke and heat are combining to make it unhealthy to be outdoors and, in particular, to exercise outdoors, according to Washington State University Environmental Health & Safety.