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- State Working To Save Endangered Native KoloaDEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release NEIL ABERCROMBIE GOVERNOR WILLIAM J. AILA JR, CHAIRPERSON For Immediate News Release June 4, 2014 STATE WORKING TO SAVE ENDANGERED NATIVE KOLOA DLNR Launches Awareness Campaign HONOLULU –Even wildlife biologists have a tough time telling the difference between the endangered koloa maoli (Hawaiian duck) and the common […]
- STATE LAND BOARD APPROVES $4.5 MILLION IN LAND CONSERVATION GRANTSDEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SUZANNE D. CASE CHAIRPERSON For Immediate News Release: May 6, 2019 STATE LAND BOARD APPROVES $4.5 MILLION IN LAND CONSERVATION GRANTS (Honolulu) – Kohala lands within the Kula Iwi (homeland) of Kamehameha the Great on Hawai‘i island; stunningly beautiful coastal pasture in Hāna, […]
- A Great Year For Endangered Hawaiian Seabirds(Kīlauea, Kauaʻi, Hawaiʻi) -- In 2018, conservation partners again provided a new home, safe from invasive predators, for some of Hawaiʻi’s most imperiled seabirds. A total of 39 chicks, including 20 endangered uaʻu (Hawaiian Petrel) and 19 threatened ʻaʻo (Newell’s Shearwater), were moved from colonies in the mountains to the translocation site, called Nihokū, at Kīlauea Point National Wildlife Refuge. In this location, they are protected by a predator-proof fence surrounding the Nihokū restoration site.
- DLNR & YOU – Building The Next Generation Of Conservation Leaders & Environmental Manager(Honolulu) – You’ve probably seen them in their bright blue shirts out in the forest pulling weeds, planting native trees, restoring trails, or hiking up a mountain side. These are participants from Hawaii’s Youth Conservation Corps that are helping environmental agencies tackle today’s natural resource problems and care for Hawaii’s fragile ecosystems.
- Join The Kaulunani Advisory Council And Become A Leader In Urban And Community Forestry(HONOLULU) — Are you passionate about trees and their value for our well-being? Do you have professional experience you would like to apply to improving our urban and community forests and green spaces across the state? The Kaulunani Urban and Community Forestry Program is seeking qualified and enthusiastic applicants for its Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council.
- Two Dozen State, County and Federal Agencies Combine Efforts To Raise Awareness About Hawaii Wildlife and Drought(HONOLULU) – Government and non-government organizations from across the state today, announced a collaborative effort to raise awareness about the threat of wildfire and drought to Hawaii’s natural resources and to private and public property. Wildfire & Drought Look Out!, is a continuing campaign to keep people across the state informed of current fire and drought conditions, provide tips on protecting life and property from wildfire, and to provide information and education on how to deal with prolonged drought.
- Eleven ‘Alalā Thriving in Native Forest After Three and a Half MonthsJOINT NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 24, 2018 ELEVEN ‘ALALĀ THRIVING IN NATIVE FOREST AFTER THREE & A HALF MONTHS Continual Monitoring & Preps Underway for Additional Releases (HILO, HAWAI‘I) – You usually hear them before you see them. There’s no mistaking the loud and often times synchronized cacophony of caws from eleven ‘Alalā […]
- Additional ‘Alalā Released into Natural Area Reserve on Hawaiʻi IslandJOINT NEWS RELEASE ADDITIONAL ‘ALALĀ RELEASED INTO NATURAL AREA RESERVE ON HAWAI‘I ISLAND Two Years Later, Reintroduction Efforts Continue for Hawai‘i’s Native Crow FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 23, 2019 (Hilo)-This September, seven additional ʻAlalā were released into the Puʻu Makaʻala Natural Area Reserve (NAR) on the windward slopes of Mauna Loa. This release is […]
- Review and Comment On the Draft Tantalus-Round Top Drive Corridor Management PlanDEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SUZANNE D. CASE CHAIRPERSON For Immediate News Release: April 10, 2019 REVIEW AND COMMENT ON THE DRAFT TANTALUS-ROUND TOP DRIVE CORRIDOR MANAGEMENT PLAN (Honolulu) – The Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW), in partnership with local […]
- Legacy Land Conservation Commission Seeks New MembersHONOLULU -- The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), Division of Forestry and Wildlife seeks applications for three vacancies on the Legacy Land Conservation Commission, a nine-member Commission appointed by the Governor to advise the Department on grants from the Legacy Land Conservation Program (“Legacy Land”).