KISC is back for another exciting year of partnerships and education. We are kicking off 2022 with Hawaiʻi Invasive Species Awareness Month happening all of February. The entire Month will be filled with educational zoom webinars with organizations across the state. Kauaʻi Invasive Species Month will have a total of four online events on the schedule. KISC is hosting a three part virtual huakaʻi (Field trip/ journey) through the watershed and highlighting conservation partner organizations. The theme for the husksʻi series is titled Kiaʻi Moku: Guardians of the Island. The first premier is set for 2/4/22 on the KISC YouTube page. It centers around the work of the Kōkeʻe Resource Conservation Program, Kauaʻi Division of Forestry and Wildlife, and the Kauaʻi Forest bird recovery project. KISC will also be hosting two zoom webinars
Monday, February 14, 10:30 – 11:00 am – KISC 20th Anniversary Success stories webinar. Join us for reflection of the work of KISC over the last 20 years! Learn about the tremendous success stories of projects that have eradicated and protected Kaua’i from major invasive species such as pampas grass, coqui, fireweed, and our ongoing efforts on Miconia.
Friday, Feb 25, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. – Forest Friday Talk Story: Is ʻŌhiʻa Worth Saving? Join Kauaʻi Invasive Species Committee and Kauaʻi Forest Bird Recovery Project to learn more about ʻōhiʻa’s role in our world and how Kauaʻi is managing the spread of Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death.
For the Full schedule of events head over to the Hawaii invasive species Council website (Link Below), there you can see all the planned webinars and events to register.