The facts about the West's forest fires, forest health, and climate change
There is currently a big fight about the role that forest health and climate change are having in the wildfires that have spread across the West and what policymakers should do about it. I looked at the incident reports for the recent fires in California, Oregon, and Washington as well as climate science to answer some basic questions and address some common myths.Read the entire blog
Violating the apple maggot quarantine is dangerous for fruit growers
The apple maggot quarantine area, which encompasses all of Western Washington and small portions of Eastern Washington in an effort to control an aggressively invasive fruit fly, is a widely recognizable by warning with signs posted on every major roadway between Western and Eastern Washington.Read the entire blog
Why does U.S. Senator Tim Scott say WPC's Virtual 2020 Annual Dinner is a "must see" event?
U.S. Senator Tim Scott sent us a brief video in which he urges everyone to tune in to Washington Policy Center's Annual Dinner Virtual Event, on Friday Sept. 25. Why does Sen. Scott consider it a "must-see" event? Watch the video and find out!Read the entire blog