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Starting Sept. 14, 22: Courses teach forest stewardship
September 6, 2016

By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

forest-250REPUBLIC, Wash. – Weekly forest stewardship coached planning courses for landowners of five to thousands of acres will begin in September in Republic and Tum Tum, Wash., hosted by Washington State University forest extension.

May 17-18: Workshop helps communities lessen wildfire risk
May 5, 2016

firewiseAIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. – A free workshop about fire behavior and community organizing to defend against wildfires will be Tuesday and Wednesday, May 17-18, at the Enduris Training Facility in Airway Heights. The address is 1610 S. Technology Blvd., Spokane, Wash.

April 30: Fire behavior workshop in the Blue Mountains
April 20, 2015

By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences, Wash. – Fire behavior, history, tools to evaluate conditions, firefighter roles and state regulations and policies will be discussed in a free workshop for woodland owners and others 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, April 30, at 111 Pattit Rd., Dayton.

May 29: Free workshop in preparation for fire season
May 13, 2014

By Kate Wilhite, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences, Wash. – With wildfire season approaching, woodland owners can get help to protect their property and assess risk at a free Firewise Workshop 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 29, at the Camano Multipurpose Center (the blue building), 141 NE Camano Dr., Camano Island, 15 minutes from the I-5 Stanwood/Camano exit. 

Student sparks joint work on wildlife research
October 23, 2008

Interface – the area where two things meet; a point of interaction or communication


PULLMAN – Thousands of wildfires cost taxpayers millions of dollars each year — and cause conflict between fire managers and residents in the wildland urban interface (WUI), that area where residential neighborhoods bump up against public lands. Doctoral student Travis Paveglio wants fire management to work better in the WUI and sees sociology and communication as tools useful to defuse the conflict.


Toward that goal, he helped form a different kind of interface — … » More …