Snorkelers Can Help Monitor Kahekili Herbivore Fisheries Management Area
Source: The Lahaina News
February 11, 2010
Lahaina, HI - The public is invited to an educational workshop on Wednesday, Feb. 17, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lahaina Civic Center to learn about the Kahekili Herbivore Fisheries Management Area.
Staff from the Coral Reef Alliance (CORAL) and the state Department of Land & Natural Resources' Division of Aquatic Resources will inform community members about the purpose and use of a new online tool to assist with community-based monitoring efforts, as well as facilitate the development of collaborative projects that may be funded through CORAL's community microgranting program.
This workshop is targeted toward all community members and organizations, dive/tour operation managers, guides, boat captains, instructors, naturalists, teachers and students, hotel personnel, government representatives and anyone with an interest in marine tourism and conservation.
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