Newscast Highlights CEMML’s Environmental Support to U.S. Army in Hawaii
During an open house event in April, CEMML staff based at the U.S. Army’s Pōhakuloa Training Area (PTA) in Hawaii, shared information about the recycling program and provided interactive displays and other activities to highlight natural and cultural resource management efforts.
April 28, 2023
Turning Sunlight Into Sugar – Hawaiian ʻAkoko Trees Do It Differently
CEMML Senior Program Manager, Lena Schnell discusses the unique characteristics of the Hawaiian ʻAkoko tree, a thriving species within the US Army Garrison Pōhakuloa Training Area (PTA) on Hawaii’s Big Island. Schnell explains how the tree’s specialized type of photosynthesis makes sugar more efficiently, acting as a food resource for native Hawaiian insects such as yellow-faced bees.
September 27, 2022
Helping the Army Protect Species At Risk on the Big Island
CEMML is helping to sustain populations of rare species that are not federally-protected but are considered Species at Risk (SAR) by the Department of Defense (DoD). Managing SAR is a DoD priority because it can reduce the chances that additional species are listed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as Threatened or Endangered. A […]
March 8, 2021
Earth Day 2016: CEMML-Style
Quiet and small or boisterous and crowded – researchers and technicians from CEMML celebrated Earth Day 2016 by planting seeds of sound environmental partnerships. This year found CEMML employees helping plan and direct activities for sponsors and volunteering efforts in their neighborhoods. At no time is CEMML’s commitment to collaborate alongside military and local communities showcased more enthusiastically than on Earth Day. Here are a few […]
May 6, 2016