NFWF Grant Profile

Conservation Program(s):
Hawaii Conservation Program
Project Title: Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) Mapping and Sedimentation Evaluation on Lana'i (HI)
U.S. Geological Survey
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Map, model, and monitor sources of fine-sediment pollution from the ridgelines down to the shoreline on northeast Lana‘i, Hawai'i. Project will collect high-quality airborne Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) data, conduct infiltration tests, and install erosion pin monitoring sites to identify sedimentation hotspots in order to inform management decisions on fencing of priority watersheds, ungulate population control, and re-vegetation efforts.

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Lana‘i, Hawai'i