By Bob Kirkpatrick
Cheney Free Press 

Gov. Inslee stops at Eastern


Last updated 5/5/2022 at 9:05am

Chris Thompson

Biology faculty members Becky Brown, Justin Bastow and Robin Quinn show Gov. Inslee a map of the Prairie Restoration Project. The biologists gave the governor an overview of the project, which will transform a 120-acre parcel of the Palouse prairie from farmland back to its natural habitat.

CHENEY-Governor Jay Inslee met with students, faculty and administrators on campus Thursday morning, April 28, to inquire about the university's approach to combating climate change and learn about the Eastern's sustainability efforts.

He also toured the Palouse Prairie Restoration project, which aims to restore 120 acres of the native Palouse prairie habitat. The project provides students with learning and research opportunities while also benefiting the environment.

"The Prairie Restoration Project seeks to restore natural land on campus with the goal to foster research and educational op...

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