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February is Hawaii Invasive Species Awareness Month (HISAM)! *This page will be updated as more information becomes available*    

Check out the AIS Team’s urchin project featured in the “12 Days of Fieldwork” as Day 11, in this video produced by DLNR and DOFAW! View the video HERE.    

OCTOBER/NOVEMBER AIS TEAM UPDATE

Posted on Oct 28, 2020 in Main, slider

Want updates on all Hawaii’s Invasive species? This update from the AIS Team was provided to the Hawaii Invasive Species Council(HISC) as part of their bi-monthly newsletter!  HISC News is a semi-monthly newsletter that provides: Recurring updates from active response efforts Announcements and programmatic updates from agencies and partners Upcoming events. This newsletter is sent to ...
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  _____________________________   Coral Reef Restoration using Native Sea Urchins (Tripneustes gratilla) for Biocontrol of Invasive Macroalgae:     _____________________________   Improving Hawaii’s Genetic and Taxonomic Organism Inventory Using Autonomous Reef Monitoring Structures (ARMS):     _____________________________   Rapid Response and Distribution Investigation of Bartholomea annulata, a Novel Introduction to Hawaii:     _____________________________   Exploring Innovative Control ...
Read More AIS Team Presentations from the 27th Annual Hawaiʻi Conservation Conference

AUGUST/SEPTEMBER AIS TEAM UPDATE

Posted on Aug 28, 2020 in Main, slider

Want updates on all Hawaii’s Invasive species? This update from the AIS Team was provided to the Hawaii Invasive Species Council(HISC) as part of their bi-monthly newsletter!  HISC News is a semi-monthly newsletter that provides: Recurring updates from active response efforts Announcements and programmatic updates from agencies and partners Upcoming events. This newsletter is sent to ...
Read More AUGUST/SEPTEMBER AIS TEAM UPDATE

  600,000 Urchins in the Bay by End of 2020   From the outside, the State’s urchin hatchery at the Anuenue Fisheries Research Center on Sand Island, is non-descript…maybe even a bit decrepit. However, inside this sprawling building is evidence of what is arguably the most successful effort ever to control marine invasive species in ...
Read More A DECADE OF URCHIN ACTIVITY IN KĀNEʻOHE BAY LEADS TO SEAWEED-FREE CORALS

NON-NATIVE CORALS REMOVED FROM KĀNEʻOHE BAY- Will be Displayed Behind Glass at the Waikīkī Aquarium.     Today, a team from the DLNR Division of Aquatic Resources (DAR), with support from numerous community and partner organizations, began the task of carefully extracting non-native coral species from patch reefs in O‘ahu’s Kāneʻohe Bay. They loaded coral ...
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AIS Team June/July Update

Posted on Jul 10, 2020 in Main, slider

Want updates on all Hawaii’s Invasive species? This update from the AIS Team was provided to the Hawaii Invasive Species Council(HISC) as part of their bi-monthly newsletter!    HISC News is a semi-monthly newsletter that provides: Recurring updates from active response efforts Announcements and programmatic updates from agencies and partners Upcoming events. This newsletter is sent ...
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April/May AIS Team Update

Posted on May 6, 2020 in Main, slider

Want updates on all Hawaii’s Invasive species? This update from the AIS Team was provided to the Hawaii Invasive Species Council(HISC) as part of their bi-monthly newsletter!  HISC News is a semi-monthly newsletter that provides: Recurring updates from active response efforts Announcements and programmatic updates from agencies and partners Upcoming events. This newsletter is sent ...
Read More April/May AIS Team Update