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Natural Inventory and Assessment

Inventory and Assessment of instream and riparian natural resources; including estuary and bay.


Project Status: Completed Project

Funding Status: Funded

Priority: Med


Project Lead: 

Division of Aquatic Resources

Hanalei WaterShed Hui

Sea Grant

Univerisity of Hawaii

US Geological Survey Biological Resources Division


Partners: 

Kauai Invasive Species Committee

Natural Resources Conservation Service

US Geological Survey

Plan of Action: 

Develop scope of work

Establish GIS program

Compile existing data

Identify data gaps

Vegetative cover survey

Native/alien species survey

Accomplishments:

1999 HWH established GIS

2/2000 CRAMP/Alan Friedlander- bay data

8/2000 HWH LTEMP project begins (ongoing)

1/2001 NRCS hosts Hawaii Stream Visual Assessment Protocol training in Hanalei River

2003-04 HWH participates in KISC quarterly meetings

6/2003 Coral Larval recruitment study

4/2004 Hanalei hosts Federal Condel on invasive species

6/2004 Coral Larval recruitment study

6/2004 Friendlander Study developed

Summer 2004 USGS BRD to begin vegetation cover survey in upper watershed