Weed Fire Risk Assessment Tool: a Hands-On Webinar for Land Managers & Owners
Who: University of Hawaiʻi’s Kevin Faccenda and Dr. Clay Trauernicht Wildland Fire Specialist (UH Cooperative Extension) presented a hands-on webinar for land managers and land owners on the topic above. (36 MINS)
What: Learn how certain invasive plants promote wildfire in Hawai‘i and how the new Weed Fire Risk Database analyzes 360+ weed species for their fire-promoting traits. Get a hands-on introduction to this new tool! It may assist landowners and managers in prioritizing invasive species control efforts by determining if a newly discovered species poses a potential fire threat in urban, wildland and agricultural areas.