APPLICATIONS SOUGHT FOR MEMBERS OF STATE FOREST STEWARDSHIP AND KAULUNANI URBAN & COMMUNITY FORESTRY COMMITTEES
News Release from DLNR
HONOLULU -- The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is inviting applications from interested persons to become members of two of its forestry programs in Hawai‘i -- the Forest Stewardship and the Kaulunani Urban and Community Forestry Programs.
The Forest Stewardship Advisory Committee (Committee) will have several open seats in early 2012 and is making applications available for anyone who is interested in applying. This Committee reviews and recommends for approval project proposals and management plans for the State’s Forest Stewardship and Forest Legacy Programs.
Ideal candidates are those with significant forestry and/or conservation experience in Hawai‘i. The Committee meets four times a year in venues throughout the State and appointments are for three years. Please visit http://hawaii.gov/dlnr/dofaw to download the application or contact Sheri Mann, at DLNR-Division of Forestry and Wildlife, (w) (808) 587-4172, or email Sheri.S.Mann@hawaii.gov.
The Kaulunani Urban and Community Forestry Program Council (Council) will also have open seats in early 2012 and is making applications available for anyone interested in applying. The Council reviews project proposals and recommends for approval to DLNR for funding.
The Program is designed to encourage citizen involvement in creating and supporting long-term urban and community forestry projects and programs throughout Hawai‘i. Issues of concern include: mapping the urban tree canopy and maintaining a tree inventory; advancing the knowledge of tropical urban forestry, management plans, and best management practices; training for urban forestry industry professionals; and creating public awareness of the value and benefits of trees.
The Council meets four times per year and appointments are for three years. Please visit http://hawaii.gov/dlnr/dofawto download the application and learn more about the Kaulunani Urban and Community Forestry Program. For more information contact Teresa Trueman-Madriaga at (808) 672-3383 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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