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Local Christmas Trees


Many shipments of Christmas trees from the Pacific Northwest have been found to be riddled with slugs, which can carry a dangerous parasite that can prove deadly to humans. To combat this threat, the Hawai?i Forest Institute has started a local Christmas tree demonstration project called ??ina Mauna Christmas. 

Christopher Phillips explains...

Christopher Phillips hosts HPR's Stargazer. He is a science communication and education specialist whose work focuses on scientific issues affecting society in the 21st Century.
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