Dec 2, 2009

KCC Library Talk: 12/7 by Don Heacock on Sustainable Fisheries in Kauai

Don Heacock, a crusader for environment preservation on Kauai and for education of students of all ages, will present a talk and powerpoint on "Sustainable Fisheries Management in Hawaii: meshing traditional Hawaiian and western resource conservation practices".   The presentation will be held in the Library on Monday, December 7th, from 12:00 - 1:30 pm.  It is free and open to the public.

Don Heacock is the Kauai district aquatic biologist for the Division of Aquatic Resources (DAR), Hawaii Dept. of Land & Natural Resources.The DAR's primary responsibility is to protect and conserve the state's living aquatic resources. 
Many of Hawaii's coastal fishery resources are in decline and the DAR has recently held public informational meetings to gather recommendations on how better to conserve and to restore depleted resources.
Please come and bring your questions about Kauai's coastal fisheries, which are environmentally, culturally and economically important!

For information, call:

Michael Gmelin
Kauai CC Library/Reference
808  245-8253/233

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