This is National Invasive Species Awareness Week. CNAS scientists Aubrey Moore and Roland Quitugua, who are Invasive Species Council members, were on hand for the Guam proclamation signing. Guam PDN article KUAM article
Roland Quitugua featured on KUAM News outlining 2016 plans for CRB control. Good information on where Guam is at this time regarding this invasive insect. Click here for KUAM story
The University of Guam College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences recently released the sixth volume of the online peer-reviewed publication: Pacific Asia Inquiry – Multidisciplinary Perspectives. CNAS Extension Agent III/Assistant Professor Gena A. Rojas contributed an essay exploring the experiences of Chuukese women as they uproot and relocate their families to Guam. Spaces to Speak: An Interdisciplinary Approach […]
University of Guam graduate student’s research on Micronesian mantas has spawned a new non-profit – Micronesian Conservation Coalition (MCC), with several community outreach programs on Guam and the region as well as the annual Manta Mania event taking place this month in Yap. Master of Science in Biology candidate, Julie Sawbulyal Britsch Hartup jumped into […]
The Guam Invasive Species Advisory Committee voices its concern regarding the risks of introducing invasive species to Guam via Christmas tree importation. Click here to read Guam Daily Post article.
KUAM News interviews Roland Quituqua regarding the upsurge in rhino beetle population and how to protect Guam’s niyok trees with tekken nets over green waste piles. Click here to watch the video.
The third Guam Beekeepers Association (GBA) monthly meeting will be held Wednesday, March 30, 2016, from 7pm-8pm at the University of Guam (UOG). This meeting is open to all bee enthusiasts on Guam in order to share ideas and information on raising bees in the tropics. “The Guam Beekeepers Association’s first meeting was held in September […]
The Veteran and New Farmer Program is designed to educate and guide individuals and veterans interested in becoming a farmer (subsistence, market garden or commercial). A six-week hands-on training for individuals interested in getting started in agriculture, by learning “Best Management Practices” in farm planning, production and risk management will be starting soon! This series […]
UOG researchers, Dr. Aubrey Moore and Roland Quitugua, in collaboration with Paul Bassler, Guam’s former Director of Agriculture, Dr. Russell Campbell, Guam’s former Territorial Entomologist, and Dr. Trevor Jackson, AgResearch New Zealand have published a journal article showing that the coconut rhinoceros beetle (CRB) which has invaded Guam is behaving differently to other CRB populations. […]
This PDN article documents the plight of local weavers who are having a hard time finding coconut palm fronds to practice their art. Please click here to read the article. According the PDN article, “The government of Guam has failed to fully implement Public Law 31-43, meant to bolster the fight against invasive species”. Public […]