Is your restoration disturbance ready? Join Ecosystems Extension, along with NTBG and Pacific RISCC, on Friday, Dec 8 from 10:30-12 at the 2023 Pacific Entomological and Botanical Meeting (PEBM). During this forum, we will engage in discussions around sharing and developing disaster ready restoration practices in the face of shifting Extreme Cliamte Event regimes, such as hurricanes, wildfire or drought. Registration for PEBM closes Monday, Dec. 5– We hope to see you there! Interested in this topic but unable to attend? We invite you to share your experiences, or reach out to us, we would love to include you in future conversations.
Revitalizing Weed Workshops
UH Ecosystems Work program organized a forum at the 2023 Hawai'i Conservation Conference to gauge interest in bringing back spaces fro practitioners to address weed and restoration related issues. Breakout groups discussed what they would like to see for meetings in their county and some of the challenges to work through when bringing groups of people together.
Extension Needs-Finding Process
As a new Extension program, UH Ecosystems Work has undertaken a needs-finding process that includes formal and informal methods for understanding how we can best serve the Hawaiʻi conservation community.
2022 Oʻahu Weed Management & Restoration Workshop
In May of 2022, the Oʻahu Weed Management Group hosted their annual Weed Management and Restoration Workshop. It included presentations and virtual site visits from 15 programs as well as breakout discussions on the "Weed Spreadsheet" and on community engagement.
The Need For Seed Forum
UH Ecosystems Work program organized a forum at the 2023 Hawai'i Conservation Conference that asked attendees to identify the requirements and bottlenecks for native seed provisioning and plant production from the perspectives of Seed Collectors, Plant Producers and Plant Users.