WWU Associate Professor of Environmental Science Jim Helfield and his students are working to save endangered chinook salmon on the South Fork of Whatcom County's Nooksack River just a few miles from Western's campus.
Mountain goats are in trouble in the Cascades, and WWU Professor of Environmental Science David Wallin and his students are involved in a joint federal and regional program to bring goats from the Olympics back to their natural range.
Western's Huxley College of the Environment turned 50 this spring, and celebrates its status as the oldest environmental science college in the nation.
Western Washington University is embarking on a new brand campaign, called “Make Waves,” which launched on Jan. 22 with billboards, print and digital media concentrated in the Seattle metro area.
The first phase of the campaign will run through this summer, and is designed to fulfill two…