DLNR News Conference Discusses Forest Bird Extinction Crisis and Potential Actions

In a recent DLNR Press release (below) and news conference (video below), experts discuss the extinction crisis faced by some of Hawai'i's rarest forest birds. A report was presented to decision makers offering a selection of actions to address the current crisis. Also included in the report are conservation strategies for other species. Experts warn that if no action is taken four species of forest birds would face extinction within 1-10 years and as many as 11 additional extinctions would occur in the next decade.

Invasive Species Awareness Month – Schedule of Events

Hawaii Invasive Species Awareness Month is an event designed to raise awareness of the impacts of invasive species while also recognizing the work being done to protect against them. HISAM is hosted by the Department of Agriculture (DOA) and the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), with both agencies serving as co-leads of the Hawaiʻi Invasive Species Council (HISC).

2021 NEWSLETTER – A YEAR IN REVIEW

The Winter 2021 Newsletter is now available.
Akikiki

‘Akikiki Rescue Mission Lands KFRBP in the News

Extinction is one of those things that happens very slowly at first, and then all of a sudden a species is gone forever.
Robby Kohley
Daniel Dennison, State of Hawaii

Nearly Extinct Fern Found on Kaua’i

As described below in a recent DLNR press release, two field…