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'We have to get real': Outdoor recreation's effects on climate change

Professor Steven Hollenhorst of Western Washington University's College of the Environment wants outdoors people to acknowledge their contribution to climate change and then take measures to decarbonize society.

Hollenhorst has promoted …

Western searches for new administrators

Western Washington University is on the hunt for several new administrators who will be key in overseeing and managing important university departments. 

Currently, search committees are narrowing down their final selections for the role of provost, dean of the College of the Environment…

These Whatcom forests are protected from logging in WA’s ‘historic’ new carbon project

Nearly 1,400 acres of state-owned forests near Lake Whatcom will be newly protected from logging as part of an initiative announced Wednesday, April 6, by Washington’s Department of Natural Resources.

Instead, the trees will be monetized for their ability to combat worsening climate…

This new climate change solution could be tested on Whatcom, Skagit farms

A new tool to fight climate change is coming to rural Whatcom and Skagit counties. But the planet isn’t the only one that stands to benefit — farmers could see healthier soil and more productive fields.

The Whatcom-based organization Kulshan Carbon Trust is launching a pilot program in…

Reconsider cancel-culture target at WWU

Consider two names associated with one of our state’s public universities, one a slave owner and the other an abolitionist. Which do you think might be canceled? You got it, the abolitionist.

As Western Washington University …

Jean Melious Named to One-Year Term as Dean of Western’s Huxley College of the Environment  2021-02-01
WWU’s Urban-Planning Program Granted National Accreditation 2016-12-12
Western delegation makes inroads in China with new university partnership 2016-10-26
WWU's Steve Hollenhorst to discuss aviation biofuel alternatives May 19 at WWU 2016-05-16
Bellingham kicks off 'Energy Year' with downtown celebration 2016-02-04
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