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 […]
Dr. Laura Biggs speaks with local mayors regarding the Sea Grant publication Mariana Islands Homeowner’s Handbook to Prepare for Natural Disasters. Click here to read Guam Daily Post article.
Living on beachfront property on a tropical island is an idyllic life goal for many people. Those people may be envious of a number of native Philippine plant species that restrict their population distribution to coastal zones. But that idyllic life comes with a price, as revealed in an article that appears in issue 2 […]
Serianthes nelsonii, a large, handsome tree found only in the Mariana Islands was federally listed as endangered on February 18, 1987. Since that time there has been relatively little research published on this rare tree. The University of Guam has studied recruitment limitations of the endangered Serianthes nelsonii tree, and the studies have resulted in […]
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.
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 […]