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- Partnership Of Organizations To Survey Rat Population On Lehua IslandKAUAI COUNTY – The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) has partnered with the conservation non-profit Island Conservation (IC) and a group of interested stakeholders to study the introduced population of rats on Lehua Island.
- Kaulunani Urban and Community Forestry Program Call For 2018 Grant Proposals(HONOLULU) Do you know a school, community group or non-profit organization that cares about greening our environment? Funding is available to help get your project off the ground. The Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Kaulunani Urban and Community Forestry Program announces a call for statewide grant applications with new and expanded opportunities for projects that support urban and community forestry.
- Major Conversations & Actions on Climate Change Ramp-Up: Hawaii’s Preparation for the FutureDEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SUZANNE D. CASE CHAIRPERSON FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 18, 2018 MAJOR CONVERSATIONS AND ACTIONS ON CLIMATE CHANGE RAMP-UP: HAWAII’S PREPARATION FOR THE FUTURE (Honolulu) – All across Hawai‘i dialog about the impacts of climate change on our island state are ramping up. The […]
- Recognition for Invasive Species ‘Most Valuable Players’DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SUZANNE D. CASE CHAIRPERSON For Immediate News Release: February 15, 2019 RECOGNITION FOR INVASIVE SPECIES ‘MOST VALUABLE PLAYERS’ Governor Proclaims Hawai‘i Invasive Species Month (Honolulu) – During a ceremony today at the Hawai‘i State Capitol, Governor David Ige proclaimed February as Hawai‘i Invasive […]
- Governor Abercrombie Kicks Off Hawaii Invasive Species Awareness WeekHONOLULU—On Monday March 3rd, Governor Neil Abercrombie kicked off Hawaii Invasive Species Awareness week with a proclamation and special recognition of this year’s Hawaii Invasive Species Council Award Recipients.
- Hawai‘i Marks Start of Wildlife Season with A Party, Demonstration & Education(Kailua-Kona) - Compared to large mainland wildfires, Hawai‘i’s are relatively small. Yet the percentage of land mass burned each year in the islands is equal to or exceeds the acreage burned in many western states.
- 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.