Wildfires on the “Hawaiian Savanna” (HI Business News, 2022)

Invasive grasses have spread across a quarter of Hawai‘i’s land, and they’re fueling an alarming rise in wildfires. Coalitions are fighting back with new urgency and old tools. By Cynthia Wessendorf

Presentation: Overview of the Pacific Islands Institute of Forestry (IPIF)

Dr. Susan Cordell presents the history, the work, the geographic scope and current contributions of the USDA’s Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry (IPIF) based in Hilo, Hawai`i (10 MINS) Tuesday, October 18,…

Wai’anae Dryland Forests on Fire (Video)

The native Hawaiian dryland forests of the Wai`anae Mountains are home to many unique species that are disappearing. Among the many threats facing dryland forests throughout the islands, the one that is perhaps most serious – and most preventable – is wildfire. (Produced by Outside Hawai’i, a program of Mālama Learning Center – 5 min)

The Rapid Flames of Guam (Video)

Learn about wildfire on Guam, the continuing threat it poses to people, native ecosystems, coral reefs and agriculture, and what you can do about it.

Dynamics of Anthropogenic Wildfire on Babeldaob Island (Palau) as Revealed by Fire History

Read Article Here  Fire Ecology & Effects, Fire History, Western Pacific, Palau Dendy et al. compile the fire history mapping (2012 – 2021) for Babeldaob Island, Palau which reveals that while fire…

Webinar: A Landscape Perspective on Fire & Invasive Species in Hawaiʻi

Tuesday, February 8, 2022 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Who: Dr. Clay Trauernicht Wildland Fire Specialist (University of Hawaiʻi Cooperative Extension) will present on the topic above. What: As part of Hawai`i Invasive…

Changing Climate and Fire: a Crisis Brewing in the Pacific

As the climate crisis rages on, wildfires will become ever more frequent, more intense, and more wide-spreading in Hawai’i and across the Pacific. This fact sheet summarizes the latest climate research as…

The Raging Flames of Palau (Video): The Value of Palau’s Forests

Learn about preventing the threat of fires to Palau’s population and forest, a source of cultural pride and biological diversity.

Story Map: Wildfire in the Pacific

Brought to you by USDA Forest Service’s Pacific Island Forestry, this story map presents the full picture of wildfire in western Pacific islands. CHECK OUT THE STORY MAP

Palau Wildfire Awareness Curriculum: Grades 6-12

A multi-partner, standards-aligned, culturally-relevant wildfire awareness tailored to Palau’s school curriculum (grades 6-12).

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