Northern leopard frogs growing leaps and bounds at Northwest Trek, preparing for re-release in the wild
At Northwest Trek in Eatonville, Washington, there are about 300 northern leopard frogs, named for their spotted skin, swimming around in four tanks and getting ready for their new home.
The frogs are part of a conservation project that Northwest Trek is partnering with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, the Oregon Zoo and Washington State University on. The goal is to restore this native species, which became endangered in the state in 1999. Continue Reading Northern leopard frogs growing leaps and bounds at Northwest Trek, preparing for re-release in the wild
Recently, a Yakima orchard family settled with the state for $500,000 in back wages owed to some 400 farm workers. [Photo courtesy of Washington State Fruit Commission] Read A family-owned… Continue Reading Yakima family to pay $500,000 in back wages to 400+ orchard workers
A field of wheat stands straight up and lovely just uphill from the Snake River outside of Windust, Washington – but tall standing wheat can also mean that the heads… Continue Reading Light headed: Stressed Northwest wheat may yield disappointing harvest
Biologists are catching as many northern pike as they can in Lake Roosevelt, the reservoir held back by the Grand Coulee Dam. CREDIT: Courtney Flatt Listen (Runtime 0:54) Read Right… Continue Reading Biologists prepare for possible northern pike invasion beyond Grand Coulee Dam
Programa del Departamento de Justicia reforzará investigación de casos de MMIP en el este de Washington
El este de Washington forma parte del programa regional, que extenderá los servicios para atender la epidemia de personas Indígenas desaparecidas y asesinadas, anunciado recientemente por el Departamento de Justicia de Estados Unidos. Continue Reading Programa del Departamento de Justicia reforzará investigación de casos de MMIP en el este de Washington
North Idaho College sits on the shores of Lake Coeur d’Alene. (Credit: NIC Flickr) Listen (Runtime 00:57) Read North Idaho College has been given another year to resolve issues outlined… Continue Reading Only community college in North Idaho to retain accreditation … for now
Just minutes away from busy Pacific Avenue in Pierce County, the Franklin Pierce School district administration office sits inside a nondescript, gray building. Inside, a group of women are gathered in a conference room Thursday morning, eating brightly colored Pan Dulce, laughing and sharing their trials and tribulations. Blanca Sagastizado, a family resource navigator for the district, floats around the group of moms – hugging them, catching up and offering tea and coffee. Continue Reading Support outside of the classroom: how one western Washington school district aims to help families
File photo of solar panels. (Credit: Sarah Swenty / U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) Listen (Runtime 1:01) Read Not everyone loves renewable energy development, but a new project in Washington… Continue Reading Solar development maps: Where is there less conflict?
Eastern Washington is part of the Missing or Murdered Indigenous Persons Regional Outreach Program recently announced by the U.S. Department of Justice. The program will provide more resources and specialized support to address the crisis in the Northwest. Continue Reading DOJ’s Regional Outreach program will strengthen investigation of MMIP cases in eastern Washington
Doctors say end of federal protections affect more than just abortion care Continue Reading Idaho abortion patients traveling to WA increased more than 50 percent after Dobbs
Aircraft flying recently on the Tunnel Five Fire in the Columbia River Gorge. (Courtesy: InciWeb) Read There’s a red flag warning and heat advisories in place throughout several areas of… Continue Reading Dry conditions and wind fuel Northwest wildfires
The Naches River is the main source of drinking water for the City of Yakima. Credit: Cmh2315fl, Flickr Creative Commons.) Listen (Runtime 1:02) Read Thunderstorms high in the Cascades recently… Continue Reading NW drinking water concerns could get worse as climate changes
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