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HISC Brown Bag Presentation #15 Title: Fifteen Years Tracking Public Awareness and Attitudes Towards Invasive Species Presenter: Christy Martin, Coordinating Group on Alien Pest Species, UH PCSU Date: January 18, 2018 Summary: Do people know what the term “invasive species” means? Do they consider it a problem in Hawaii? Christy Martin, of the Coordinating Group on Alien Pest ...
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HISC Brown Bag Presentation #14 Title: I’m Just a Bill: An Overview of Hawaii’s Legislative Process Relating to Invasive Species Presenter: Dr. Joshua Atwood, Hawaii Invasive Species Council Date: January 10, 2018 Summary: The state legislature is an important venue for advancing Hawaii’s biosecurity. It can also be a confusing place full of fast-paced discussion and strange deadlines, ...
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HISC Brown Bag Presentation #13 Title: The Science of Miconia Management in the East Maui Watershed Presenter: Dr. James Leary, University of Hawaii Date: December 12, 2017 Summary: Miconia is an ecosystem changing weed with widespread impacts for Hawaii’s forests. On Maui, the battle continues for watersheds in east Maui, where a large infestation of miconia has been ...
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HISC Brown Bag Presentation #12 Title: Options for Controlling Mosquito-borne Diseases in Hawaii Presenter: Dr. Jolene Sutton, University of Hawaii at Hilo Date: November 30, 2017 Summary: Six species of biting mosquitoes have been introduced to Hawaii since 1826. These mosquitoes are able to vector a number of dangerous diseases, including yellow fever, dengue, Zika, canine heartworm, and ...
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HISC Brown Bag Presentation #11 Title: Little Fire Ants on Maui: Current Status, October 2017 Presenter: Brooke Mahnken, Maui Invasive Species Committee, UH PCSU Date: October 26, 2017 Summary: Several little fire ant populations on Maui have been successfully removed, but several more persist and are under active treatment projects. Brooke Mahnken, LFA Coordinator for the Maui Invasive ...
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HISC Brown Bag Presentation #10 Title: Summary of the 2017 Island Invasives Conference in Dundee, Scotland Presenter: Rachel Neville, Oahu Invasive Species Committee, UH PCSU Date: September 21, 2017 Summary: In this installment of the HISC Brown Bag presentation series, OISC manager Rachel Neville shares her experience as a presenter and attendee at the 2017 Island Invasives Conference in ...
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HISC Brown Bag Presentation #8 Title: Invasive Land Snails and Rat Lungworm Intermediate Hosts in Hawaii Presenter: Kenneth A Hayes and Norine W Yeung, Howard University and Bishop Museum Date: July 6, 2017 Summary: Hawaii has a number of invasive snail species that have been introduced through travel and trade, resulting in impacts on native snail populations as ...
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HISC Brown Bag Presentation #7 Title: Rapid Ohia Death: A slow fire in Hawaii’s native forest Presenter: Ambyr Mokiao-Lee, Research Corporation of UH Date: June 22, 2017 Summary: Rapid Ohia Death, a disease caused by invasive fungi, is a major threat to our native ohia forests. Ambyr Mokiao-Lee provides an update on this important disease and the efforts ...
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HISC Brown Bag Presentation #6 Title: Micronesia Regional Invasive Species Council Meeting Presenter: John-Carl Watson, Planner, Hawaii Invasive Species Council Date: May 31, 2017 Summary: In our sixth installment of the HISC Brown Bag presentation series, HISC Planner JC Watson provides a report from the April 2017 meeting of the Micronesia Regional Invasive Species Council, of which Hawaii is ...
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HISC Brown Bag Presentation #5 Title: Prioritizing Plants for Eradication: Weighing Potential Invasive Impacts Against Feasibility Presenter: Kelsey Brock, Early Detection Botanist, Kauai Invasive Species Committee, UH Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit Date: May 4, 2017 Summary: In our fifth installment of the HISC Brown Bag presentation series, early detection botanist Kelsey Brock describes the new assessment tool developed by the ...
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