Believe it or not, land managers are using prescribed burns to restore forests and reduce the extra wood, sticks and needles that fuel megafires.
Visitors to Northwest forests and parks will still see Smokey the Bear and the familiar fire danger color scheme, but new science will inform those predictions.
UW and USGS scientists get closer to predicting where grizzlies roam by tracking huckleberry habitat by satellite and on foot. The results could help bear reintroduction in the North Cascades.
Orca Task Force members and Gov. Jay Inslee said the moratorium was needed to give the endangered whales a break from boat noise.
Forest therapy offers a meditative alternative to traditionally loud queer spaces like bars and clubs.
A four-year investigation found companies in Oregon and Washington selling hardwoods illegally harvested from rainforests in Gabon and Congo.
Seattle artist Markel Uriu examines the human role in invasive species.
While monitoring wildlife in the Washington wilderness, researcher Clint Robins found his athleticism was as important as his GRE score.
The Trump administration's lifting of restrictions on grazing in sage grouse habitat has excited ranchers and exasperated conservationists.
Following a U.S. Supreme Court decision, the Washington Legislature must find the funding to rebuild the salmon-blocking structures.
Plans to de-list wolves will create controversy — but Washington wolves might be safe under state protections.
Researchers find that deer dart in different ways following reintroduction of wolves.
On the Nisqually River, middle school students are studying a changing ecosystem and advising the grown-ups with power to address it.
A computer model predicting underwater weather gives Pacific Northwest fisheries a tool to fight an invisible marine villain.
Salvaging meat is commonplace in Alaska. Can it catch on in the Lower 48?
NPS scientist Dr. Jason Ransom explains why lost data and mental health concerns top his list of national park woes.