Year of Project: 1992
Trees Planted:32,300

Re-establishing native hardwoods (Acacia koa) to provide habitat for native Hawaiian birds is the main purpose of the Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge reforestatio… Read More

Hakalau National Wildlife Refuge I

Year Planted: 1992

Trees Planted: 32,300
Location: Hawaii

Re-establishing native hardwoods (Acacia koa) to provide habitat for native Hawaiian birds is the main purpose of the Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge reforestation project on the big island of Hawaii. Koa helps create an overstory so native plants can recapture the site from non-native vegetative competition. Seed collection, nursery production and difficulties created by El Nino weather suggested a 5-year time frame. 32,300 trees were planted in 1992, the first year of the project. On April 30, this was the site of the planting of the one millionth Heritage Forest tree.


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Hakalau National Wildlife Refuge I

Year Planted: 1992
Trees Planted: 32,300
Location: Hawaii

Re-establishing native hardwoods (Acacia koa) to provide habitat for native Hawaiian birds is the main purpose of the Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge reforestation project on the big island of Hawaii. Koa helps create an overstory so native plants can recapture the site from non-native vegetative competition. Seed collection, nursery production and difficulties created by El Nino weather suggested a 5-year time frame. 32,300 trees were planted in 1992, the first year of the project. On April 30, this was the site of the planting of the one millionth Heritage Forest tree.



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