The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife is seeking public input and comments on a draft forest reserve management plan for Nounou and Kalepa Forest Reserves on Kauai.
This plan is part of a series of site-specific plans to be prepared by the Division of Forestry and Wildlife for individual forest reserves throughout the state.
Plans will serve to provide information on the natural resources of the reserve; prioritize implementation of management objectives; assist in preparation of regulatory compliance documents required to implement management actions outlined in the plan; support DOFAW efforts to secure funding for plan objectives; and solicit requests for proposals or bids to implement plan objectives.
Draft management plans will be posted at http://dlnr.hawaii.gov/dofaw in the “Announcements” section.
Written comments can be submitted by May 31 to Jan Pali, Forestry and Watershed Planner, at Jan.N.Pali@hawaii.gov or to 1151 Punchbowl Street, Room 325, Honolulu, HI 96813.