Increased State funding for watershed protection!

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“This is a chance to be proactive about protecting our forested watershed. It’s a way to think ahead and plan ahead, rather than cleaning up the mess we have made, which is what a lot of our environmental issues are about.” – Melora Purell, KWP coordinator

Hawaii lawmakers are moving ahead with the Rain Follows the Forest plan, increasing the amount of funding going towards protection and restoration of forested watersheds across the State!

Read more about it here. http://westhawaiitoday.com/sections/news/local-news/state-budget-increases-funds-forest-watershed-protection.html

Photo: Kukui Keliihoomalu, KWP field crew, with a view into the windward valleys of Kohala Mountain.