Tag Archive | "palila"

Jason Scott Lee featured in effort to save the palila

Robert Stephens: ‘What makes palila special is that they are a classic example of the spectacular evolutionary process that occurred in the remoteness of the Hawaiian Island’

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DLNR closing Mauna Kea Forest Reserve to protect palila

DLNR closing Mauna Kea Forest Reserve to protect palila

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will close the Mauna Kea Forest Reserve on June 2 and 3 to conduct animal control activities, specifically aerial shooting from helicopters of feral goats, feral sheep, mouflon and mouflon/feral sheep hybrids.  These grazing ungulates reduce the density and productivity of mamane trees in the […]

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Annual palila survey on Mauna Kea underway

MEDIA RELEASE A team of state, federal and private agency biologists and volunteers has begun the week-long 28th annual survey of Palila, Loxioides bailleui, an endangered Hawaiian forest bird, at Mauka Kea. The survey team will consist of 22 individuals representing the U.S. Geological Survey, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the University of Hawaii […]

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