Pacific Birds is hosting a webinar on May 12th, 2022 to explore topics related to climate change and conservation in the Hawaiian Islands. Presentations will include nature-based options for flood control, the use of forested bio-shields for wetlands protection, and waterbird habitat under climate change. There will also be an in depth look at two Hawaiʻi sites where climate planning is well underway.
Speakers and Topics:
Charles Van Rees – University of Georgia River Basin Center
Natural Infrastructure for Climate Resilience & Waterbird Conservation in Hawaiʻi
Scott Fisher – Hawaiʻi Land Trust
A Forested Bio-shield at Nuʻu Wetland
Andrew P. Hood – Sustainable Resources Group International, Inc.
Hanalei NFWF National Coastal Resilience Grant work
Kristen Harmon – PhD Candidate, University of Hawaiʻi
Sea level rise and the future of Hawaiian waterbirds
Basil Gomez – Kekaha Agricultural Association
Open Floodable Space on the Mānā Plain
How to Join:
Wetlands in Hawai'i – Preparing for Climate Change
May 12, 2022 9-11am HST