photo of person with long hair giving something to a bear behind a chain link fenceSara Zaske (@WSUZaske), writing for Washington State University, was awarded an honorable mention in the institutional category in the 2022 NSWA Best of the Northwest Awards for her piece on the WSU Bear Center. She shows how researchers at the center work with the center’s charismatic grizzlies — who, despite their training, are still wild animals — and discusses what science is learning from these creatures, and what it might mean for us. Photo: WSU Bear Center