Greenstrips in Hawaii - Can they protect high-value ecosystems from wildfire?

Greenstrips in Hawaii - Can they protect high-value ecosystems from wildfire?

Despite successes with greenstrips in the continental United States, this novel approach to fuels management has not been attempted in Hawaii or the tropical Pacific. A study on Hawaii Island investigated the potential for greenstrips to reduce fire risk and promote restoration.

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Post-fire vegetation and soil monitoring guide for Hawaii

This PFX and University of Hawaii Cooperative Extension guide outlines methods to assess and monitor the post-fire condition of vegetation and soils.  Using these simple, quantitative techniques, managers can track post-fire recovery and the effectiveness of post-fire management such as slope stabilization, weed control, and restoration.