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Public Talk on Nēnē’s Recovery in Hanalei Thursday

Two nēnē are seen here at Kapa‘a New Town Park with the Sleeping Giant mountain on the background. The Kaua‘i Nēnē Habitat Conservation Plan will hold the first in a series of public talks this week on the state bird of Hawai‘i, the endangered Nēnē. Project Coordinator Dr. Christian Vlautin will provide information [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:46+00:00 January 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Lost Birds — Nurturing Lessons from Failures

  Nene goose at Kilauea National Wildlife Refuge Complex. USFWS photo by Brenda Zaun Nurturing Lessons from Failures by Jan TenBruggencate  Much of the environmental nurturing we’re doing in the Islands is the direct result of our earlier environmental failures—whether conscious failures or not. Take birds. We’ve lost many of the Hawaiian archipelago’s [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:33+00:00 November 4th, 2012|0 Comments