The Guam Orchids and Exotic Plants Club was delighted to spend several hours on a Saturday at the Guam Department of Agriculture Tissue Culture Lab with Alicja Wiecko. They were amazed and full of questions about all aspects of cultivating orchids from tissue culture. “I don’t believe I have had a group that was so […]
Go Tritons! On Tuesday, 12 February 2019, our CNAS Seahorses kicked-off the UOG Annual President’s Cup with a competitive game of dodge ball. Be on the lookout the CNAS Seahorses as they compete in the Badminton tournament Tuesday, 19 February 2019, at the UOG Fieldhouse, 5:30 pm.
Since the September 2018 release of the revised edition of Trees and Shrubs of the Mariana Islands, many people have expressed their appreciation in having an accessible reference for plants in the region. The CHamoru District Boy Scouts of America used the book to identify native and toxic plants during a scavenger hunt held in […]
Grow with us! Join our UOG-CNAS CE&O Professionals on Saturday, February 9, 2019, at the Triton Farm in Yigo. Learn how to grow and maintain vegetables and herbs in store bought or recycled container. For more information and to register contact Phoebe Wall at 735-2090/62 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Si Yu’os ma’åse’!
Want to make sure your hard earned money doesn’t go to waste? Would you like to learn how to stretch the life of your vegetables and fruit before they go bad? Join us this Saturday to learn how you can safely dehydrate and preserve your fruits and vegetables. Workshop will be held at the Yigo/Dededo […]
We are aware that the effects of a prolonged federal government shutdown may be impacting residents in Guam. Below you will find variety of local resources that CE&O has collected. We offer these links as a convenience and for information purposes only. This do not imply an endorsement by UOG CE&O for any products or […]
Professor Odi Diambra and his students present GAIN staff with supplies donated by University of Guam students, staff and faculty. Diambra’s animal science class spearheaded a campus-wide food and supply drive for Guam Animals In Need to assist them in their mission of taking care of the island’s stray and unwanted animals. “The students were […]
University of Guam entomologist, Aubrey Moore, continues to look for a solution to the coconut rhinoceros beetle (CRB) that is killing Guam’s palm trees. He believes the best way to control the beetle population is through infecting them with a virus called OrNV, which attacks only rhino beetles. Many years ago, OrNV was introduced into […]
Originally from Asia, the greater banded hornet, Vespa tropica, is causing great concern among Guam beekeepers. First recorded on Guam by the University of Guam Entomology Lab on July 12, 2016, it is unclear how the hornet came to the island or exactly when it arrived. UOG graduate student and president of the Guam Beekeepers […]
On Sunday, November 4 2018 UOG faculty and staff (Moore, Miller, Grasela and Quitugua) met with a congressional delegation, officials from the Department of Interior-Office of Island Affairs, and staff from the US Park Service to discuss what is being done to control coconut rhinoceros beetle, little fire ant, and other invasive species.