WSU research reaches to marine science center display

By Tim Marsh, WSU News retiree NEWPORT, Ore. – Tropical yellow tang, among the most popular aquarium fish, on display in the visitor center of the Hatfield Marine Science Center are part of a research project about aquarium fish survival conducted in part by researchers at Washington State University Vancouver.

Marine protection … and more

Creating a model for community- based resource management   ‘It’s a wonderful thing to get paid to do research underwater,” said Brian Tissot, associate professor in the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences at WSU Vancouver. As a marine biologist, Tissot spent many years diving in tropical waters surveying fish and invertebrates — experiences which, […]

Preserving Island County

Situated inside the historic Admiralty Head Lighthouse on Whidbey Island is the WSU Island County Extension office. Although small in comparison to other extensions, the center prides itself on its engaging programs that encourage environmental preservation among county residents. “We place a huge investment in the place we live, and that investment pays off in […]