The world’s oldest known wild bird, a Laysan albatross named Wisdom, is a mother again at the age of 67 years old. Wisdom and her mate Akeakamai welcomed their newest chick this week to Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. Wisdom has been returning to the same nesting site on Midway Atoll since at least 1956, when she was first banded. She's one of more than three million … [Read more...] about Wisdom the Laysan albatross is a mother again
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The Erdman family and its ‘Ulupalakua Ranch will honor the Auwahi Forest Restoration Project, the US Fish and Wildlife Service and the Natural Resources Conservation Service on Tuesday, July 25, according to a July 21 announcement from the restoration project. Restoration officials say they will recognize more than two decades of public-minded native forest restoration and … [Read more...] about Auwahi Forest Restoration Project to honor Ulupalakua Ranch and Erdman Family
It's sea turtle nesting season on Maui and the US Fish & Wildlife Service is asking the public's help in tracking the animals' activities. Hawksbill and green sea turtles began their 2017 nesting season along Maui beaches in June. As endangered and threatened species, the success of their nests is crucial for the survival of these native honu. As sea turtles emerge onto … [Read more...] about How you can help protect nesting sea turtles during nesting season on Maui
Haleakala National Park wants your help in determining how best to deal with the feral animals that make life difficult for the native species that live in Nu`u, park officials announced yesterday. "Haleakala National Park Service, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, is working to protect and restore 2,115 acres of habitat for native species in … [Read more...] about What do you think of Haleakala National Park’s plan to deal with feral animals in Nu`u?