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Scientists seeking public’s help in spotting sick coho to improve salmon habitat

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Congratulations are due to Dr. Jen McIntyre who is gaining great recognition for her efforts to build an online database of which Puget Sound-area waterways…

Coho salmon die, chum salmon survive in stormwater runoff

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The School of the Environment is excited to announce that we have changed all of course prefixes to “SOE”

For a list of our courses please go to our courses page.

Mark Swanson 2017 Arete Award recipient

Mark E. Swanson has been awarded the 2017 Arete Award for Outstanding Faculty Member for his work since 2014 as a Faculty Fellow with the Washington Alpha Chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.  The Arete Awards are presented…

Steve Powers Receives Gene Likens Award for Nature Geoscience Paper

Steve Powers, associate researcher in the School of the Environment, received the Gene Likens Award for last year’s Nature Geoscience paper, “Long-term accumulation and transport of anthropogenic phosphorus in three river basins.” The award “recognizes…

Cornelius Adewale, doctoral student is awarded Bullitt Foundation Environmental Prize

Sustainable farming pioneer wins Bullitt Prize Bullitt Environmental Prize winner Cornelius Adewale sifts soil in his laboratory. The third WSU winner of the prize in the past six years, Adewale is advised by Associate Professor…

Sex that moves mountains: Spawning fish can influence river profiles

By Eric Sorensen, WSU News PULLMAN, Wash. – It turns out that sex can move mountains. A Washington State University researcher has found that the mating habits of salmon can alter the profile of stream…