Brown Bag #13: Miconia Management in East Maui

Posted on Dec 15, 2017 in brownbag, slider

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 present for decades. Dr. James Leary (UH) discusses his work with miconia control, in particular through the use of herbicide ballistic technology, and the economic value of protecting these natural areas.

hisc-brown-bag-subtitleThe HISC Brown Bag Series is an ongoing set of informal lunchtime presentations to facilitate information sharing among partners and stakeholders. Presentations are are announced via the HISC email list and remote access is provided by WebEx. View other presentations in the HISC Brown Bag series at http://dlnr.hawaii.gov/hisc/category/brownbag/