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A new extension of 5,795 acres has been added to the Kahaualea NAR in the Puna District of Hawaii. This new NAR area is adjacent to the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and NAR designation will facilitate management of the native ecosystems found in that region, and strengthen the protection of the areas already protected in ...
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In early 2013, one of the last known populations of Hawaiian tree snails in the wild on Oahu was rapidly declining due to disastrous levels of predation by rats. DLNR’s Snail Extinction Prevention Program (SEPP) staff, with help from the Oahu Army Natural Resource Program, DLNR’s Natural Area Reserve System, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, ...
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