Natural Resources

Wildfire awareness: Forestry scientists share lessons to understand, adapt to realities of fire

Wildfire is a perennial challenge for Washington and the west. Learn about the risk of fire, and how to defend and restore balance in the landscape, with help from WSU and Extension foresters.   Lessons…

Grand Coulee fire

Using Woody Biomass Focus of August Webinar

PULLMAN, Wash.— Efficient utilization of timber and biomass residues for alternative fuels and other products will be the focus of the free webinar “Adding Value to Woody Biomass” at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 4, at   The presentation is part of Washington State University Extension’s webinar series, “Research that Works for You.”

WSU 4-H Eco-Stewardship Program Receives National Award

PULLMAN, Wash. — The WSU 4-H Eco-Stewardship Program has won a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Connecting Youth with Nature through Natural Resources Conservation Education Award. The award recognizes outstanding 4-H program development, implementation, and evaluation in wildlife conservation and environmental education. “The youth in our program know they are making a significant difference in their […]

Graduate Students to Present Their Ag and Natural Resource Research

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – University graduate student research projects related to agriculture and natural resource conservation now ongoing in northwestern Washington will be showcased at an upcoming symposium in Mount Vernon. The Agriculture and Northwest Ecosystem Graduate Student Symposium will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 10, at the Washington State University Northwestern Washington Research and […]

Gearing Up for a Great Conversation – Common Reading Program Sets Table for Lively Discussion

It’s an ag dean’s dream. Washington State University’s Common Reading Program for the year has the entire campus and much of the state and nation talking about food and agriculture. What better way to highlight the cutting-edge science, research, teaching and outreach of Washington’s land-grant university and, at the same time, help to educate our […]

Mom’s Weekend Brings Sunshine, Christmas in April and Much to Be Proud Of

In the midst of all of the negative publicity around potential budget reductions, it is important to celebrate our successes and the outstanding work that goes on day in and day out in our college. April 2-3 was Mom’s Weekend on the Pullman campus, and no event is better at showcasing the tremendous quality and […]