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TCBES Seminar: Mauna Kea Watershed Alliance; grassroots mgmt

Location: Wentworth 9

Mauna Kea Watershed Alliance: E ho‘ohuli ka lima i lalo, grassroots management [TCBES graduate seminar]

Cheyenne Hiapo-Perry from the Mauna Kea Watershed Alliance will be presenting information about E ho‘ohuli ka lima i lalo, a grassroots management style. This event is free and open to the public.

Abstract: The Mauna Kea Watershed Alliance lands include 343,000 acres across the upper elevation of Mauna Kea and are composed of several landholders including Federal and State of Hawaii agencies, land trusts, non-profits, and ranches. Their vision is to protect and enhance watershed ecosystems, biodiversity and resources through responsible management while promoting economic sustainability and providing recreational, subsistence, educational and research opportunities.

Since 2011 the alliance has developed infrastructure, hired and trained staff to conduct watershed management ranging from fence installation to managing units for weeds and invasive feral ungulates. The alliance conducts ecological restoration with our local communities at the Kanakaleonui Bird Corridor and provides environmental education on Mauna Kea. The Mauna Kea Watershed Alliance is placed-based watershed management lead by a diverse Watershed Partnership towards positive strategic management at landscape scales.

For more information, contact: estacy@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7715

Tags: TCBES Watershed Maunakea

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