In the Great Lakes region, Sea Grant scientists research invasive species in freshwater such as lamprey or zebra mussels, while in Maine, extension agents assist fishermen in their occupational transition from lobster trapping to seaweed aquaculture. Hawaii Sea Grant, meanwhile, has a feasibility study in the works to assess the potential for sea water air […]
Healthy Cooking ETS and Cooperative Extension & Outreach (Nutrition Programs) conducted on June 20th at the ALS building-Classroom Kitchen. Healthy Cooking ETS and CNAS Cooperative Extension & Outreach conducted a Healthy Cooking Workshop for teens during a summer enrichment program. The teens were first presented with information about our Extension & Outreach and Nutrition Programs, covering who we are and […]
The University of Guam’s Extension & Outreach division conducted a joint workshop session that was free to the public and offered presentations on a new virus disease of tomato plants, Integrated Pest Management (IPM) of insects and plant diseases. Hosted by Dr. Robert Schlub on Saturday, August 06, 2016 at the College of Natural & Applied […]
Nominations for Directors of the Northern Guam Soil and Water Conservation Board and SouthernGuam Soil and Water Conservation Board commence July 15, 2016 and shall be accepted at University of Guam CNAS Dean’s office, Agricultural and Life Sciences Bldg., room 206, during normal hours of operation and shall close at 12 NOON Friday August 5, […]
In celebration of the Festival of the Pacific Arts, the College of Natural and Applied Sciences is offering a free e-book. Flora and Fauna of Guam introduces interesting facts about plants and animals, some of which are found only in the Mariana Islands. Visually stunning photographs document magnificent mantas, endangered snails, and rare plants taken by CNAS professors, […]
Students in the College of Natural and Applied Sciences (CNAS) are exceling in their efforts in applying for off-island summer research and study grants. CNAS undergraduates will be gaining valuable training at research institutes and universities in Boston, Washington DC, Missouri, and Costa Rica. Eduardo Biala, biology major at the University of Guam, will be […]
University of Guam, College of Natural & Applied Sciences (CNAS) researchers and extension agents were recently awarded $160,000 in several grants that will assist Guam farmers, gardeners and coconut lovers. The monies were allocated from the USDA Farm Bill 2016 Plant Pest and Disease and Disaster Prevention Program. Dr. Robert Schlub and his team (Roger […]
Some ecological relationships among plants are robust and independent of geography. Expanding the validation of these relationships requires data from under-represented geographic regions and plant groups. Recent research on the Elaeocarpus joga tree from the island of Guam addressed these concerns, and the results appeared in the November 2015 issue of the journal HortScience. Nutrient […]
Roland Quituqua speaks to KUAM News about the danger of invasive insects hitchhiking to Guam on live Christmas trees. Click here to watch the video.
A story by Jerick Sablan on the status of large piles of green waste left in the wake of Typhoon Dolphin. Concerns are expressed about rhino beetles and little fire ants associated with the piles. Please click here to read the full story.