Entries by Monika

Nearly Extinct Fern Found on Kaua’i

As described below in a recent DLNR press release, two field technicians discovered a rare fern, Adenophorus periens, on Kaua’i. It was last seen on Hawai‘i Island five years ago and thought possibly to be extinct. A rare, critically endangered fern that grows on ʻōhiʻa and on a few other native trees was recently discovered by […]

American Birding Association Dedicates Entire Podcast to Hawaiian Birds

In a recent ABA podcast, Nate Swink covered an inspiring story of the discovery of a long thought dead Kiwikiu alive and well in a reforested area of the Nakula Natural Area Reserve on Maui. The story shows just how resilient nature can be and offers hope for a species facing potential extinction. You can […]

Kauai’s Forest Birds Featured in a new Book Titled: Wild Souls: Freedom and Flourishing in the Non-Human World

Wild Souls: Freedom and Flourishing in the Non-Human World, a new book with a groundbreaking and provocative vision for our relationships with–and responsibilities toward–the planet’s wild animals by acclaimed environmental writer, Emma Marris, is now available on Amazon. Protecting wild animals and preserving the environment are two ideals so seemingly compatible as to be almost […]