J. B. Friday, extension forester with the University of Hawaii Manoa Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management and Cooperative Extension Service, recently held the second annual Forest Stewards program in Volcano.
Forest Stewards" are private landowners who have a commitment to reaching out to their neighbors with good information about caring for their forests, whether for native forests or for tree farms. The program included lectures on every aspect of forest management and visits to privately owned and managed conservation and production forests. In exchange for the free 30 hour program, each Forest Steward agrees to volunteer for 30 hours of outreach. To learn more, visit the Hawaii Forestry Extension website.