Friday, March 18, 2011

Guam Enacting Measures to Fund Invasive Species Council

Guam- Senator Chris Duenas has introduced a measure to establish the Invasive Species Council which it is hoped will provide a quick and coordinated response to the threats posed by non-native plants and animals that arrive on Guam's shores. Porposed Bill 111 will provide funding for those efforts by charging a one dollar fee per ton of cargo entering Guam's port. Read the article on this issue in PNC Pacific News Center.
Coccinia grandis, photo by Forest & Kim Starr, Starr Environmental,

Invasive vine found in Guam and Hawaii