PULLMAN, Wash. – Better understanding the wildfires confronting the West in historical and global perspective will be the focus of a free, public lecture at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20, in the CUB ballroom at Washington State University.
By Bill Stevens, WSU Athletics PULLMAN, Wash. – Free football tickets are available from Washington State University Athletics to firefighters, relief workers and families affected by recent wildfires and to others who donate food, water or cash to assist fire-damaged communities.
LIBERTY LAKE, Wash. – Minimizing wildfire risk is among the management skills that will be taught in the hands-on Forest Stewardship Coached Planning course to be held 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 16-Nov. 4, at the Liberty Lake Public Library, 23123 E. Mission Ave., Liberty Lake, Wash.
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 Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences REPUBLIC, Wash. – In her two decades as a 4-H leader in Ferry County, Kari Neal has never seen a fire season like this. Even in 1988, with the White Mountain fire raging on nearby Sherman Pass, the Ferry County Fair went on as […]
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.
By Linda Weiford, WSU News PULLMAN, Wash. – Major firestorms burning in parts of the Pacific Northwest are the result of angry skies pitching lightning bolts to the ground when little or no rain is falling. The fast-moving blazes are destroying homes, closing roads and triggering smoke advisories miles away. Where is the lightning coming […]
By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Fighting wildfires is expensive. Firefighters must be paid and equipment must be purchased and transported to fires. Operations and maintenance cost money.