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 Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences REPUBLIC, 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.
By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – When the wildfire season heats up, agencies around the Pacific and Inland Northwest look to Washington State University to help them see how fires will affect air quality.
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.
AIRWAY 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.
COLVILLE, Wash. – State-of-the-art information on sustainable forest management practices will be provided by regional experts at the 22nd Annual Logger’s Workshop 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 31, at the Ag Trade Center, 317 W. Astor, Colville.
By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences VANCOUVER, Wash. – It can take Mother Nature 1,000 years to grow a forest. But Nikolay Strigul, assistant professor of mathematics and statistics at Washington State University Vancouver, can grow one on a computer in three weeks.