Public scoping meetings scheduled for herbivore management strategy

The Division of Aquatic Resources (DAR) has scheduled a series of public scoping sessions for updates to the Statewide Herbivore Management Strategy. These updates include amendments to existing regulations and new proposed regulations. To ensure public health and safety during COVID-19 and increase opportunities for public participation, DAR is conducting three virtual public scoping sessions via Zoom. These virtual sessions will be held:

  • Saturday December 11, 2021, 9-11a
  • Monday December 13, 2021, 12-2p
  • Wednesday December 15, 2021, 5:30-7:30p.

If you would like to participate, please register here. Once registered, you will be emailed the link for your selected date and time preference 24 hours in advance.

You can also participate and provide comments in three additional ways:

We encourage and value your participation in our public scoping process. For more information about herbivores and their importance to coral reefs, please visit the Holomua Importance of Herbivores webpage.

Additional links:
Sustainable Herbivore Management plan
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