Category : Conservation

2 years ago 0

Hunting Pigs Hawaii Hunting Pigs to Save Hawaii Reefs. The ocean is fundamental to all life on Earth. It covers 70% of our planet, dictates weather, regulates temperature, and takes carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere. On the ocean floor lies one of the most diverse marine ecosystems in the world: coral reefs. There’s no […]

2 years, 8 months ago 0

Hawaii Conservation Stamp | The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife has announced the winners of the 2017-18 Hawaii Wildlife Conservation and Game Bird Stamp Art Contest. A committee reviewed all submissions and two winners were chosen last month. David K. Hayes, a wildlife artist from Kailua, Oahu, is the […]

Hawaii Conservation Stamp
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ENTRIES SOUGHT FOR 2018 HAWAII CONSERVATION STAMP CONTEST Hawaii Conservation Stamp — The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) is seeking entries in an art contest to depict hunters during a hunt for game birds and mammals for its 2017-2018 Hawai‘i Wildlife Conservation and Game Bird Stamp. The conservation stamp […]

6 years, 7 months ago 0

Interested in Big Island Hunting? Despite strong Big Island community opposition, a federal court order is allowing Hawaii officials to resume aerial hunting of feral sheep and goats in an effort to protect a critically endangered bird found only in certain parts of Mauna Kea. Earthjustice hails the order issued earlier this week as crucial […]

6 years, 8 months ago 0

The Rain Follows the Forest | The sun is rising over the Waianae Mountains as more than a dozen conservationists, biologists and volunteers prepare to make their way through the bog and tricky terrain of the Ka’ala Natural Area Reserve. They have one ultimate goal—reintroducing Native plants to our rainforests, and in turn preserving our […]

6 years, 11 months ago 0

  Hawaii Bowhunting Sheep Rodeo | POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii — On Saturday, December 1, 2012 about 85 volunteers met in the chilly early morning to help clear the installation of the wild sheep that roamed the post and Bradshaw Army Airfield. For the last several years approximately 180 wild sheep have moved about the […]

6 years, 11 months ago 0

Hawaii ow Hunters | The Pele Defense Fund filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging the state’s Ka‘u Forest Reserve Management Plan. The group, joined by individual hunters, claims that the state Department of Land and Natural Resources needs to conduct an environmental impact statement for the plan, which would fence 12,000 acres for habitat protection. The […]

7 years ago 0

Axis Deer | The state Board of Land and Natural Resources on Friday will take up a proposal designed to help rid the Big Island of axis deer. The proposal to be considered at a meeting in Honolulu calls for the board to declare axis deer to be harmful to agriculture as well as native […]

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Do you want to Hunt Deer on Maui? Maui hunters are forming a cooperative to kill axis deer that are overrunning farms and ranches on the Valley Isle. Hunters in the Maui Axis Deer Harvesting Cooperative will get to keep the venison they get. Owners of property where the deer are killed may also keep some […]

7 years, 1 month ago 0

Hawaii Axis Deer Smuggling | A third man is charged in connection with transporting invasive game animals from the Big Island to Maui. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports Big Island rancher Daniel Rocha is charged with providing the 14 mouflon rams that were transported via helicopter to Arrow One Ranch on Maui in 2009. Maui helicopter pilot Thomas […]