Talk Story Tuesdays: Grazing to Reduce Blazing

In this Pacific Fire Exchange talk story Q&A session, we round up the latest research, past and present for managers and landowners wanting to understand more about how our four-legged friends (goats, sheep, cows, etc.) if managed properly can help reduce blazing and wildland fire. This month’s science share out and conversation will be with University of Hawai`i’s Dr. Mark Thorne, Specialist, State Range and Livestock Extension and Dr. Clay Trauernicht, Fire and Ecosystems Specialist.

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

Talk Story Tuesdays: Grazing to Reduce Blazing

What: In this Pacific Fire Exchange talk story Q&A session, we round up the latest research, past and present for managers and landowners wanting to understand more about how our four-legged friends…

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)

Weed Fire Risk Assessment for Hawai`i: Database, Factsheet & Webinar

Methodology of weed fire risk assessments. University of Hawai’i at Mānoa’s Kevin Faccenda and Curt Daehler developed a screening system focused on wildfire risk by asking land managers to assign a relative fire risk for…

Webinar: When Climate Change and Invasive Species Intersect

Tuesday, March 22, 2022 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Who: University of Hawaiʻi’s Kevin Faccenda and Kelsey Brock will present “Identifying Fire-Promoting Invasive Plants & Their Potential to Impact Hawai`i’s Natural & Cultural…

Webinar: When Climate Change and Invasive Species Intersect

Who: University of Hawaiʻi’s Kevin Faccenda and Kelsey Brock will present “Identifying Fire-Promoting Invasive Plants & Their Potential to Impact Hawai`i’s Natural & Cultural Resources” which will explain the process of identifying…

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)…

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…

A Screening System to Predict Wildfire Risk of Invasive Plants (Biological Invasions, November 2021)

Download Paper Here Search Wildlife Risk Database Here Hawaii, Fire Ecology & Effects, invasive species, Tool Authors Kevin Faccenda and Curtis Daehler developed a screening system to identify introduced plant species that…

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