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Research Recap for March 19 2021-03-19
Oregon lawmakers consider new rules for wildfire prevention

Michael Medler, an assistant professor at Western Washington University who has also worked as a firefighter, said the more than 5 million acres in Oregon that need thinning and burning treatment are “too big a problem to just get in there and solve with saws.”

“That’s a massive area,”…

2021-03-17
Oregon lawmakers consider new rules for wildfire prevention

Michael Medler, an assistant professor at Western Washington University who has also worked as a firefighter, said the more than 5 million acres in Oregon that need thinning and burning treatment are “too big a problem to just get in there and solve with saws.”

“That’s a massive area,”…

2021-03-17
Huxley's Urban Planning Students Win 2020 APA Award for Ferndale Project 2021-02-23
Huxley's Urban Planning Students Win 2020 APA Award for Ferndale Project 2021-02-23
WWU to Host Virtual Huxley Environmental Career & Internship Fair on Feb. 24 2021-02-12
WWU to Host Virtual Huxley Environmental Career & Internship Fair on Feb. 24 2021-02-12
Jean Melious Named to One-Year Term as Dean of Western’s Huxley College of the Environment  2021-02-01
Jean Melious Named to One-Year Term as Dean of Western’s Huxley College of the Environment  2021-02-01
COVID-19 map project at Western Washington University aims to show what’s happening with case numbers and deaths — and why

While state policies to curb the spread of COVID-19 have created hardships, a data analysis conducted at Western Washington University shows they make a difference.

Patrick Buckley, a professor of environmental studies, has created maps that compare cases and death rates throughout the…

2020-11-30
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