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Study proposes first nationwide wildlife conservation network
October 6, 2015

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences

elk-smallPULLMAN, Wash. – Wolves, elk and grizzly bears – some of the largest wild animals in America – are literally dying for more room to roam. But Alexander Fremier, associate professor in the School of the Environment at Washington State University, proposes a viable solution.

Research examines quality of landscape cover for prey
December 3, 2014

By Kathleen Tuck, Boise State University

sage-grouse-nps-90PULLMAN, Wash. – As the two foolish pigs learned before running to their brother’s solidly built house of bricks for safety, when the wolf comes calling, the quality of your shelter is everything.

Grizzly bears use tools? WSU study under way
August 19, 2014

By Linda Weiford, WSU News     

Roan-gets-donut-150PULLMAN, Wash. – In a first-ever study, researchers at Washington State University are examining whether grizzly bears make and use tools. And while it’s too soon to reach a broad scientific conclusion, at least one female bear is demonstrating that, yes, she definitely can.