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Conservation program begins with Big Isle farmers, ranchers

Conservation program begins with Big Isle farmers, ranchers

MEDIA RELEASE A federal program that pays landowners to idle land for conservation is expected to benefit Hawaii’s farmers and ranchers, beginning next month on the Big Island and Maui. Lt. Gov. James “Duke” Aiona unveiled details about the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program at a news conference last week on Oahu. Aiona said the program […]

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Conservation program targets wildlife habitat, wetlands, forests

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Land and Natural Resources and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) have entered into an agreement to protect coastal and stream water quality, improve wildlife habitat, and restore native forests and wetlands. The Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) includes the islands of Hawaii, Maui, Molokai, Lanai, […]

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