A longstanding court battle over the federal government’s plan to manage dams on the Snake and Columbia rivers could be on hold until next summer. Continue Reading 20-Year Legal Battle Over Salmon To Be Paused Until Next Summer
With cooler temperatures and more moisture in the air, preparations for next year’s wildfires have begun, and this means planned fires. Continue Reading Prescribed Burning Begins In State Forests
The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission will hear a report Friday on potential changes to the 2022 spring bear hunt season. Continue Reading Controversial Spring Bear Hunt Up For Debate In Washington
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says a report should come out this summer on the four controversial dams on the Lower Snake River. Continue Reading Inslee Says Lower Snake River Dams Report Should Be Ready This Summer
WSU researchers unlock key to elk hoof disease mystery.
Continue Reading Unlocking An Elk Hoof Disease Mystery
Salmon are now spawning in waters blocked by Grand Coulee Dam. It’s the start of a larger effort to reintroduce salmon into the blocked area.
Continue Reading Salmon Spawning Above Grand Coulee Dam A ‘Hopeful’ Sight
Maine’s population of rare Atlantic puffins took a hit this year, as the number of chicks to survive a tough summer plummeted. The state’s coastal bays and the Gulf of Maine is among the fastest-warming large water bodies on the planet, making the puffins’ fate a test-case for how climate change could disrupt marine ecosystems worldwide. Continue Reading Climate Change Is Causing Problems For Puffins
ICB Survey of the area East of the Salmon River where cobalt is being sought. Courtesy of IGS. BY RACHEL SUN Work to provide information on cobalt deposits in Idaho’s… Continue Reading Geological Survey Explores Idaho’s Salmon Region For Cobalt
New study shows how N95 masks help keep smoke particles out of your lungs. Continue Reading Donning An N-95 Respirator During Wildfire Smoke Events Could Protect Your Health
A new poll supported by environmental groups found Washington voters West and East of the Cascades support dam removal. Continue Reading Poll Finds Many Washington Voters Support Removing Snake River Dams
Washington State Parks will need to search for a new permanent director, after Peter Mayer resigned Wednesday. Continue Reading Washington State Parks Director Resigns 7 Months Into The Job