April 30, 2013 NW Public Radio, by Tom Banse For about seven years, many Western beekeepers have been plagued by unexplained die-offs in their hives. It happened recently to Mark Emrich. “I was doing great until about five weeks ago,” he says. “Then I came down and opened up the hives and I had five [...]
April 22, 2013 I WSU News To bee or not to bee PULLMAN, Wash. – Six Walla Walla High School students have been busily traversing the state this spring, carrying their message to local communities to set the seeds for growth – much like the alkali bees that are the subject of their presentation and [...]
John Stark’s work was mentioned in the On-Line Wild Equity Institute article (2/8/2013), New Study Adds Urgency to Eliminating Nitrogen Emissions in Antioch. The article references his publication Effects of herbicides on Behr’s metalmark butterfly, a surrogate species for the endangered butterfly, Lange’s metalmark. Environmental Pollution 164: (2012) 24-27. To read the article go to: [...]
David James and Vince Jones were mentioned in an article in the Spring 2013 edition of the Washington State Magazine titled “Passing the Smell Test” (pgs. 28-34).
January 2013, WSU News Washington State University researchers have linked orchards and vineyards with a greater prevalence of West Nile virus in mosquitoes and the insects’ ability to spread the virus to birds, horses and people. The finding, reported in the latest issue of the journal PLOS ONE, is the most finely scaled look at [...]
Series begins January 16 PULLMAN, Wash. – Teaching with effective communications tools, and ascertaining what students have learned, is the focus of an eight-part spring seminar series created for faculty members at Washington State University. It begins Jan. 16, and concludes with a guest expert workshop and lecture May 8. “Composing the New Classroom: The [...]