Bradley Smith

New edition of Smith's book on environmental science is out

“Environmental Science: A Study of Interrelationships,” by Bradley Smith and Eldon Enger

Western Today staff

The evolution through the years of a widely respected textbook by Western Washington University’s Brad Smith, dean of WWU’s Huxley College of the Environment, mirrors changes in environmental education from an exciting new field to acceptance of its importance throughout the world.

Smith has for many years been at the forefront of environmental education, which was most recently highlighted by the 13th edition of “Environmental Science: A Study of Interrelationships.”

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Whatcom County Executive Kremen files to run for re-election

The Bellingham Herald
Whatcom County Executive Pete Kremen acknowledges that his job takes much of his time. So when deciding whether to run for re-election, he had a long discussion with his wife, Fidela. In the end, he got her support to run for another four-year term.

Education, Huxley College important part of Earth Day

The Bellingham Herald
"This year marks the 40th anniversary of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Earth Day. Also in 1970, the first students attended Huxley College of the Environment at Western Washington University. Since then, our growing awareness of how people affect the natural world has profoundly changed how we live, work and even how we think about ourselves."
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This editorial was written by Bradley Smith, dean of WWU's Huxley College of the Environment.

McAuley joins Bellingham port commission | The Bellingham Herald

Mike McAuley began a four-year term as a Port of Bellingham commissioner Monday and got off to a quiet start. McAuley unseated 16-year incumbent Doug Smith at the polls in November, promising to take a fresh look at port plans for a new marina and other waterfront projects. But facing an uncontroversial agenda filled with the housekeeping items that typically occupy the first meeting of the year, McAuley voted with holdover commissioners Jim Jorgensen and Scott Walker to approve every item on the agenda, except for his abstentions on approval of minutes from previous meetings.