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‘Treemageddon’ storm shifts to Arbor Day

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.

WSU Puyallup to get “Green” retrofit

PUYALLUP – The City of Puyallup in partnership with WSU Puyallup Research and Extension Center has been awarded a $1 million grant to retrofit the WSU Puyallup campus to significantly reduce stormwater runoff. Stormwater runoff is a major source of pollutants in salmon-bearing waterways and ultimately in Puget Sound. The project will employ “green” development […]

Mixed messages left as winter fades away

  Just when everyone thought winter had left and spring was here to stay, Pullman residents woke up to a ground covered in snow.  The week’s forecast has a bit of snow for Wednesday, but Thursday and Friday are looking better with a high of 47 and a low of 34 degrees.    The snowdrop […]

Pharmacy faculty assist community

In early February, the Spokane Regional Health District called two WSU College of Pharmacy faculty members into action after a county declared state of emergency closed all county roads in southern and west Spokane County due to heavy snow. “This was about a partnership that WSU College of Pharmacy has had with the community for […]

Extension hosts forest practices workshops

CHELAN – WSU Extension and the state Department of Natural Resources Small Forest Landowner Office have teamed up to offer two sets of workshops around the state for small forest landowners. The first round of meetings will focus on educating the forestry community on DNR’s new program allowing applications for long-term forest practice permits valid […]