Books from Bart Lawrence’s personal library: On Beyond Bugs: All About Insects (Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library) by Tish Rabe et al. Link: http://amzn.com/0679873031 Asian Honey Bees: Biology, Conservation, and Human Interactions, with a foreword by Thomas D. Seeley by Benjamin P. Oldroyd et al. Link: http://amzn.com/0674021940 Beescape for Meliponines: Conservation of Indo-Malayan Stingless Bees […]
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.
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.
Chris Rosario, research associate with the Western Pacific Tropical Research Center at the University of Guam has been surveying bees on Guam and in the region as part of the Honeybee Health Survey funded by USDA-APHIS. Although the survey has been completed, Rosario is still keen on these honey-making insects and he is continuing research […]
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 […]
The second Guam Beekeepers Association (GBA) monthly meeting will be held Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 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 […]
Program Coordinator Else Demeulenaere from the Guam Plant Extinction Prevention Program (GPEPP) was featured in the news recently as Guam celebrated Arbor Day on October 13, 2015. GPEPP Feature Guam Plant Extinction Prevention Program
An article about the interactions between a specialist insect herbivore and the range of plants that serve as its host has emerged as the most read article in the international journal Plant Signaling & Behavior. The article entitled “Information-based or resource-based systems may mediate Cycas-herbivore interactions” was generated from a multi-institutional project led by Thomas […]
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has published changes to the status of endangered and threatened species in Micronesia. It is currently unclear how these changes will impact University of Guam research projects aimed at conserving several of these species. The Federal Register article can be downloaded from here: The 23 species affected by the […]