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Study proposes first nationwide wildlife conservation network

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. » More …

Research examines quality of landscape cover for prey

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. » More …

Grizzly bears use tools? WSU study under way

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. » More …