John Tuxill

John Tuxill, an ethnobotanist and associate professor at Western Washington University’s Fairhaven College, said local trees struggled to survive the early summer heatwave that sent temperatures soaring above 100 degrees. “Part of what we’re seeing now is the aftermath of that heat dome at the…

Western’s Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies will offer a 15-credit educational travel program, “The Cuban Experience: Socio-Politico/ Agro Environmental Issues,” this winter. This course is designed to acquaint students with historical and contemporary issues…

Invasive plant species have been a problem in the Sehome Arboretum for several years and a summer student internship is being proposed to survey and map the invasive plant population.

In the Sehome Arboretum invasive plants including English Holly, Ivy and Vinca take over several native…

John Tuxill, an assistant professor at Western Washington University's Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies, traveled in July to Yucatan, Mexico, for research.

Tuxill studies the agroecology and conservation of traditional crop varieties in Mayan farming systems in Yucatan,…

John Tuxill, an assistant professor in Western Washington University's Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies, is teaching a class spring quarter called "Advanced Seminar in Agroecology." Tuxill took his students to Growing Garden farm in Lynden recently, and WWU alumnus…

From Sept. 10 to 13, Western hosted the 16th International Conference of the Society for Human Ecology. The event took place in the Viking Union and was attended by roughly 160 participants, including many from abroad. Among the countries represented were Brazil, Australia, Japan, Germany,…

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