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- Kawainui-Hāmākua Master Plan Project – Draft EIS Available for CommentKAWAINUI-HĀMĀKUA MASTER PLAN PROJECT December 8, 2017 The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW), in partnership with the Division of State Parks, has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Kawainui-Hāmākua Master Plan Project. This DEIS has been published for public review and comments by the State […]
- Applications Sought For Members Of State Forest Stewardship CommitteePlease visit http://dlnr.hawaii.gov/forestry/lap/fsp/ to download the application and learn more about the Forest Stewardship and Forest Legacy Programs in Hawai‘i.
For more information please contact Irene Sprecher at DLNR-Division of Forestry and Wildlife, (808) 587-4167, or email [email protected]
Applications are due by December 31, 2013.
- Five Hawai‘i Tree Species Added To The National Big Tree Registry — Hawai‘i Big Tree Competition Now Accepting Nominations for 2017HONOLULU – As the year comes to a close, American Forests has announced their new line of champion trees for the 2016 Big Tree registry. Five Hawai‘i trees stand among the 64 newly crowned champions across the nation. Participation from local communities has helped the Hawai‘i Big Tree program locate some of the biggest trees of various species. This now increases Hawai‘i’s Big Tree count to 12 champion trees from Hawai‘i, Molokaʻi, and O‘ahu.
- 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.
- DLNR to Host Community Meeting 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 26, 2019 DLNR TO HOST COMMUNITY MEETING ON THE DRAFT TANTALUS-ROUND TOP DRIVE CORRIDOR MANAGEMENT PLAN (Honolulu)-The DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) has scheduled an open meeting to discuss the recently issued […]
- The Hawai‘i Big Tree Competition is Accepting Nominations for the Spring 2016 Season!HONOLULU – The start of a new year also marks the beginning of the annual Hawai‘i Big Tree Competition. Sponsored by the Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Forestry and Wildlife and American Forests, the Big Tree program focuses attention on the largest trees of particular native species, as a way to raise awareness about the importance of healthy trees and forests.
- Kaulunani, Hawaii’s Urban And Community Forestry Program Receives Sustainability Award For Hawaii-Pacific Weed Risk AssessmentHONOLULU — The Kaulunani Urban and Community Forestry Program was recently awarded the PlantPono/Invasive Plants Advocacy Award from the Landscape Industry Council of Hawaii for having the vision to support the Hawaii-Pacific Weed Risk Assessment, which has transitioned from being a UH research project to one of the Hawai‘i Invasive Species Council's key prevention projects.
- Kawainui-Hamakua Marsh Draft Master Plan: Comment Period through June 30, 2014The public is invited to comment on the Draft Master Plan for Kawainui-Hamakua Marsh now through June 30th. Please submit all comments regarding the Draft Master Plan by June 30, 2014 to email: [email protected] Limited CD copies of the Draft Master Plan will be available at State DOFAW and DSP offices on May 30, 2014. The […]
- Comments Still Welcomed to May 11 On Proposed Changes to State’s Forest Reserve System Rules(HONOLULU) – Following a series of statewide public hearing on proposed changes to rules regulating activities within Hawaii’s Forest Reserve System, the DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife is reminding everyone that input and comments on the rules will be accepted until May 11, 2018. The rule changes are in response to evolving natural resource concerns and the needs of managers and forest users.
- Request for Interest for the Urban and Community Forestry Program U.S. Forest Service Federal Grant OpportunityDLNR DOFAW is seeking responsible provider for the Kaulunani Urban and Community Forestry Program; selected provider(s) will be responsible for the management and coordinator of the UCF program through a close working relationship with DOFAW, the U.S. Forest Service, and Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council.