The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Nuttall’s cottontail, the common garter snake, wild lupine and pioneer violet are all native Palouse species.

Book Review: My Favorite Nature Books

ISABELLE BUSCH, Evergreen reporter, columnist September 7, 2022

I am going to start off with a controversial statement: books are just like movies. What I mean is, although there are thousands upon thousands of them, it is rare you find a really enjoyable one....

Ravens engage in allopreening, a behavior that strengthens their romantic pair bonds.

The nature of love: examples of bonding in nature

ISABELLE BUSCH, Evergreen reporter, columnist February 10, 2022

Love is certainly in the spotlight this week. But what really is love? Why do we love, and are we the only species who can?  In the famed words of evolutionary biologist Theodosius Dobzhansky: “Nothing...

Student Alissa Carreno admires plants on the 7th floor of Ableson Hall on Tuesday in Pullman.

Take a campus vacation

ISABELLE BUSCH, Evergreen reporter, columnist November 17, 2021

Are you burned out with school? Do you feel the need to get away and winter break can’t come soon enough? A vacation is just what you need. Although you might not be able to travel to a different...

People who look at nature scenes have more focus and concentration than those who look at concrete.

Your brain on nature

ISABELLE BUSCH, Evergreen reporter, columnist September 22, 2021

I don’t know about you, but honestly, I haven’t been doing too well lately. Sure, I’m keeping my grades up, but being academically healthy isn’t everything. Coming to campus has been really difficult....

The Berman Creekside Park was the first property easement that the Palouse Land Trust worked on with the help of long-time resident Katrina Berman. She has since passed away, but the residents of Moscow can continue to enjoy the park.

One Moscow local’s legacy continues

SANDI KOBIESA, Multimedia editor October 14, 2020

Katrina Berman gave Moscow one of the greatest gifts she could — her land. Berman worked with the Palouse Land Trust to establish the Berman Creekside Park in 1996, said PLT executive director Lovina...

People are finding solace from COVID-19 at the Pullman Community Garden at Koppel Farm.

Gardeners continue to find comfort while tending to plants

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter April 30, 2020

Gardeners tended to their various flowers, produce and herbs in a nature preserve near the South Fork Palouse River where they are protected from the sound of nearby roads. The Pullman Community Garden...

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