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Small acreage stewardship curriculum wins award

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A curriculum developed to help the growing number of small acreage landowners become good land stewards has been named winner of a national award by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service.   “Living on the Land,” the curriculum developed by an eight-state team, is being awarded […]

WSU natural resource scientist overturns assumptions

PULLMAN– The Wildlife Society has honored coauthors Donald Katnik and Robert Wielgus with its 2006 Outstanding Publication Award for a paper that overturns widely held notions of resource use and avoidance by animals in the wild. The results described in the paper will likely change the way assessments of habitat and wildlife -especially endangered species – […]

Ecological impacts of fire taught

The WSU Steffen Center, run by the Department of Natural Resource Sciences, is 58 acres of wildlife facilities, small forest plantations, wetlands, uplands, specialized planting areas as well as greenhouses, laboratories and shops. This beautiful facility, located on the east edge of the Pullman campus, is the site of many of the preliminary atmospheric studies […]