Posted by: Sandy Steinman | January 16, 2023

Endangered Bird Poised To Get Hundreds Of Thousands Of Protected Acres In Hawaii 

Honolulu Civil Beat reports

Conservationists took the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to court last year to spur action that was overdue for the imperiled native honeycreeper.

Federal wildlife officials have proposed that more than 275,000 acres of forest across Hawaii be designated critical habitat for the ‘i‘iwi bird, one of about a dozen native honeycreeper species currently headed toward extinction.

Read more at  Endangered Bird Poised To Get Hundreds Of Thousands Of Protected Acres In Hawaii – Honolulu Civil Beat


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