PROJECTS

MELON FLY (Bactrocera Cucurbitae)

What and Why: The melon fly (Bactrocera cucurbitae) is a fruit fly that is a major agricultural pest in Hawai‘i ...
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DEVIL WEED (Chromolaena Odorata)

What and Why: Devil weed is considered one of the world’s worst 100 invasive species according to Oahu Invasive Species ...
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AVIAN BOTULISM

What: From 2020-2021 we were hired by US Fish & Wildlife Service to assist Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge on Kaua‘i ...
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ROSY WOLFSNAIL (Past Project)

This volunteer pilot project was unfortunately cancelled due to our determination that dogs are not effective tools in detecting these ...
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BIO-SECURITY

Photo above from Shutterstock What and Why: To find out more about the negative impacts of rodents and mongooses on ...
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DETECTION RATS

What: We are working on a proof-of-concept project that will utilize trained scent detection rats on miniature remote-controlled boats to ...
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SEABIRDS

Photos above from Shutterstock What and Why: The Hawaiian islands provide habitat and nesting grounds to a variety of seabird species ...
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COQUI FROGS (MAUI)

Photo above from Shutterstock What and Why: The coqui frog is a small tree frog that are known for their ...
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SEA TURTLE NESTS

Photo by Tor Johnson What and Why: The Hawaiian green sea turtle is a beloved and threatened species native to Hawai‘i ...
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