A diversity of habitats and organisms can be found within a short distance of Ellensburg and Central Washington University. These include prime examples of shrub-steppe, forest, and alpine terrestrial systems as well as the Yakima River, Columbia River and numerous other aquatic habitats.
Useful links to some of the areas accessible for study are below:
Central Washington University is co-leading a $3 million National Sciences Foundation grant designedGuided Nature Walk: Mushrooming At McCabe
Guided Nature Walk: Mushrooming at McCabeSunday, October 9, 3 - 4 pm (please note time change$250K Grant Allows Students To Study Rare Species In A Unique Tropical Dry Forest
Professors Daniel Beck and Gabrielle Stryker, from CWU’s Department of Biological Sciences, recen