Washington State Magazine

Category: Biological sciences

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Dog Days, Raven Nights
Summer 2012
Using field notes, personal diaries, and beautiful linocuts by Evon Zerbetz ’82, the Marzluffs chronicle their three-year endeavor to research the common raven, while raising and training sled dogs to help them with their work in Maine. Zerbe...
Categories: Biological sciences, Fine Arts
Tags: Animal behavior, Artists

Fishes of the Columbia Basin: A guide to their natural history and identification
Summer 2011
It’s really pretty remarkable how much Dennis Dauble has managed to squeeze into this book of a mere 210 pages. If you read Fishes of the Columbia Basin: You will get a good briefing on fish in Columbia Basin Indian culture and history. You w...
Categories: Biological sciences
Tags: Columbia Basin, Fishing, Fish

Genes and DNA: A Beginner's Guide to Genetics and Its Applications
Summer 2005
Evelyn Fox Keller, a well-known social critic and professor of philosophy of science at MIT, termed the 20th century the "Century of the Gene." Five years into the 21st century, it can be easily argued that we are in for another century full of genet...
Categories: Biological sciences
Tags: Genetics

Northwest Trees: Identifying and Understanding the Region's Native Trees
Summer 2008
Trees recall memories. Both thicken through the years, become storm-roughened, and may persist despite broken branches. We look at trees the way we look to memories as familiar waymarks in our personal landscapes. The new edition of Stephen Arno ('65...
Categories: Biological sciences
Tags: Trees, Botany

Return to Warden's Grove: Science, Desire and the Lives of Sparrows
Fall 2008
Spying on birds in the far northWarden's Grove is a tiny cluster of spruce trees in the generally treeless expanse of the north Canadian tundra, and Christopher Norment – who received his master's degree from WSU in 1982 – spent three long summer...
Categories: Biological sciences
Tags: Birds