USDA Forest Service

Pacific Southwest Research Station

 
Pacific Southwest
Research Station

800 Buchanan Street
Albany, CA 94710-0011
(510) 883-8830
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Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry

Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry

Research:
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USDA, Forest Service
Pacific Southwest Research Station

Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry
60 Nowelo Street
Hilo, HI 96720
Ph: (808) 933-8121
Fx: (808) 933-8120

Raging Flames of Palau: The Value of Palau's Forest
Video on how to prevent threat of fire to Palau's biodiverse forest where Palauan values of respect ("omengull"), reciprocity and acknowledgment of the essence of the forest ("chengal") are taught.
Length: 6:31
Posted: January 10, 2021

The ʻŌhiʻa: The Story of Hawaiʻi's Tree
Hawaiʻi's beloved ʻŌhiʻa tree grows on nearly a million acres of forest across the Hawaiian Islands. In 2010, Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death, a fungus, began to affect the forests. Learn about the ʻŌhiʻa and find out what you can do to stop the spread of the disease.
Length: 16:13
Posted: April 6, 2017

Strawberry Guava Biocontrol in Hawaiʻi
U.S. Forest Service Pacific Southwest Research Station scientist Tracy Johnson talks about the use of biocontrol on strawberry guava in Hawaii. For more information on this subject, visit our topic area on Biological Control of Strawberry Guava in Hawaiʻi.
Length: 4:25
Posted: January 15, 2013
Presenter: Tracy Johnson

Climate Change and native Hawiian shrimp
The unique life cycle of native Hawaiian shrimp depends heavily on stream flow to carry them out to sea. A warmer, drier climate means less water in the streams, which could jeopardize their viability.
Length: 5:13
Posted: October 10, 2012
Presenter: Rich MacKenzie

Mangroves, Sediment and Water

Mangroves, Sediment and Water
Impacts of Urban Development and Global Change

Play (22:26)
- Presenter: Katie Friday

Habitat Value of Mangroves for Fish in Micronesia

Habitat Value of Mangroves for Fish in Micronesia
Discussing the Kosrae and Yap islands of Micronesia

Play (22:27)
- Presenter: Richard A. MacKenzie