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Research: As Rainfall Declines, Food Insecurity Increases
Research: As Rainfall Declines, Food Insecurity Increases
Research by Penn State University published in ScienceDaily shows food insecurity increases when rainfall is below normal.  The researchers focused on food insecurity in Tanzania, and found moving from a year with typical rainfall to a particularly dry year was associated with a 13-percentage-point increase in the risk of being food insecure.  Tanzani...
Prescribed Burns Planned For Washington's Stevens County
Prescribed Burns Planned For Washington's Stevens County
With the wet and cooler weather, the Washington State Department of Natural Resources is planning a prescribed burn for 240 acres of state land located about seven miles north of Deer Park.  DNR hopes to start that burn Monday.   The prescribed fires will help control the amount of fuel available for wildfires, improve the health of older trees and support new and current wildlife habitats.  A rec

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