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March 6, 2009

Stark

Garden-variety pesticides add up to more than the sum of their parts when it comes to attacking the nervous systems of salmon, a newly published study finds.

 

Scientists at WSU and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries Service analyzed combinations of various pesticides to learn how they would affect juvenile salmon. Previous studies have tested pesticides individually to establish levels lethal to fish.

 

“We need to design new research that takes into effect the real-world situation where pesticides almost always coincide with other pesticides,” co-author Nathaniel Scholz, a research zoologist at the NOAA … » More …

Attend APAC’s monthly meeting at a new time
February 6, 2009

The upcoming Administrative Professional Advisory Council meeting will be Thursday, February 12 from 2:30pm – 4:00pm.

Speaker topics for this month’s meeting will be:

2:30pm-3:15pm
WSU Puyallup – Bridging the Past to the Future. Jim Kropf, NW Extension District Director  and John Stark, WSU Puyallup Director

3:30pm-4:00pm
HRS – AP Classification/Compensation Plan Draft, Theresa Elliot-Cheslek, HRS Interim Director, and Suzette Yaezenko

The meetings are open to the public., and all A/Ps are encouraged to attend.  

Meeting Locations:    
WSU Pullman: Murrow 55
WSU Spokane: SAC 415
WSU Puyallup:  Chicona Conf Room
WSU Tri-Cities: TWST 209
WSU … » More …