By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences KENNEWICK, Wash. – Science-based strategies to help Washington’s $5 billion beef industry in the aftermath of the 2015 wildfires will be presented at a Cattlemen’s Boot Camp April 15-16 at Kennewick’s Benton County Fairgrounds.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Effective responses to extreme wildfire seasons caused by climate change will be explored by Peter Goldmark, the state commissioner of public lands, in a free talk at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, in the CUB junior ballroom at Washington State University. A reception will be at 1:30 p.m.
By Linda Weiford, WSU News PULLMAN, Wash. – The thick, gray veil of smoke draped over the Palouse that ratcheted up the smoke advisory to “very unhealthy” appears to have drifted from a cluster of wildfires burning in the Clearwater region of Idaho, according to a Washington State University meteorologist.
By Tara Roberts, University of Idaho communications PULLMAN, Wash. – More than 6,000 fires have burned more than 1 million acres in the Northwest in 2015, and experts predict severe wildfires in coming years.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Wildfire smoke and heat are combining to make it unhealthy to be outdoors and, in particular, to exercise outdoors, according to Washington State University Environmental Health & Safety.
By Kate Nelson, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture intern PULLMAN, Wash. – As wildfire smoke clouds Pacific Northwest skies, researchers from Washington State University are helping improve air quality predictions with the first high-resolution, Web-based air-quality forecast system in the country.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Using Montana’s fast-growing Flathead County as a template, a Washington State University researcher has found that moderately restrictive land-use policies can significantly curb the potential damage of rural wildfires. However, highly restrictive planning laws will not do much more.
SPOKANE VALLEY – Fire experts from Oregon, Idaho and Washington will provide tools to help home and land owners better protect their properties from forest and wildland fires at a fire education workshop scheduled from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25, at the CenterPlace Regional Events Center. “In order for us to live […]