Part 1: To Unravel Some Of The Ocean’s Mysteries, Scientists Head To Sea At least twice a year, scientists board the Bell M. Shimada, a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration research vessel, to study the Northern California Current ecosystem. Jonathan Witmer, a survey technician with NOAA, readies equipment for the scientists as waves crash against… Read More
The decline of freshwater mussels could have a negative impact of waterways throughout the West CREDIT: Nathan Rott/NPR Listen Courtney Flatt reports on the decline of freshwater mussels in the West and the potential environmental impact / Runtime – 0:50  Read   The Northwest’s freshwater mussels are in trouble. Almost every population biologists study is… Read More
The Fish and Wildlife Commission narrowly rejected a 2022 spring black bear hunt Read Hunters won’t get a chance to hunt for black bears in Washington this spring. The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission voted 5-4 not to approve the 2022 spring black bear hunt. The commission had paused the controversial spring black bear hunt… Read More
For the first time, a wolf wearing a radio collar traveled south of Interstate-90 into Washington’s Southern Cascade Mountains. Photo Credit: Eric Kilby Flickr – Tinyurl.Com/Gngh5n7 Listen Read For the first time, a wolf wearing a radio collar has crossed south of Interstate-90 into Washington’s southern Cascade Mountains, biologists with the Department of Fish Read More
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