Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk project (HEAR)

About HEAR
Invasive species information for Hawaii and the Pacific

Mission: The mission of the Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk project (HEAR) is to provide technology, methods, and information to decision-makers, resource managers, and the general public to help support effective science-based management of harmful non-native species in Hawaii and the Pacific.
Website: HEAR disseminates and archives information on its website (www.hear.org).
Funding: HEAR is currently funded by grants from the Hau'oli Mau Loa Foundation and the U.S. Forest Service with support from PCSU (UH Manoa). Historically, HEAR has also received funding and/or support from the Pacific Basin Information Node (PBIN) of the National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII), PIERC (USGS), the USFWS, HCSU (UH Hilo), and HALE (NPS). More details are available online.
National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII)     Pacific Basin Information Node (PBIN)
Origin/history: HEAR originated at the USGS/BRD's Haleakala Field Station (Maui, Hawaii) of the Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center (PIERC) of the U.S. Geological Survey's Biological Resources Division (formerly the National Biological Service) through the Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (PCSU) based at the University of Hawaii Department of Botany.

 details  More details about HEAR's history, creation, and work  PDF icon are available in an online article.

Contact info: Questions? Comments? Suggestions? Contact HEAR!
  • e-mail: webmaster@hear.org

  • Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk project (HEAR)
    P.O. Box 1272
    Puunene, HI 96784

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This page was created on 13 August 2003 by PT, and was last updated on 01 December 2011 by PT.