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by Mrs. Sara BowenConservation Specialist, Kauai Soil & Water Conservation Districtsat the Hawaii Water Quality Conference 2008

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  • 1. East & West KauaiSoil and WaterConservation Districts Sara Kinney,Conservation Specialist

2. Kauai SWCDs

      • Overview
        • East Kauai SWCD
        • West Kauai SWCD
        • DLNR
        • 319 Non-point Source Pollution Control
        • Outreach Activities

3. West Kauai SWCD East Kauai SWCD 4. East Kauai SWCD 5. West Kauai SWCD 6. DLNR Conservation Plans

  • Conservation Plans are required for all long-term DLNR leased lands
  • East and West Kauai SWCDs are committed to completing these Plans
  • We are 1/4way there!

7. DLNR Conservation Plans

  • Working on the DLNR Conservation Plans has given the Districts the opportunity to work with the Agricultural Community who manage state leased lands

8. East Kauai SWCD319 Project Installation of a conveyer beltwater-bar Multi-Flow drainage system is an effective method of providing an outlet for seeps and rainwater runoff 9. Outreach Activities Conservation District Annual Report 10. Outreach Activities

  • Awards:
  • Outstanding Cooperator
  • &
  • Outstanding Water Conservationist

11. Outreach Activities

  • Conservation Awareness Program
  • Partners:
        • CTAHR, UH Cooperative Extension
        • NRCS
        • Department of Education

12. Outreach Activities

  • Scholarship Program
  • Annual Kauai County Farm Bureau Fair
  • Water Festival (5 thgraders)
  • Project WET - Water Education for Teachers

13. Outreach Activities

  • Stewardship Week with Kauai Schools
  • Poster Contest

14. Contact Information Sara Kinney Conservation Specialist East & West Kauai Soil & Water Conservation Districts 4334 Rice Street, Suite 104 Lihue, HI 96766 (808)245-6513 xt 117 [email_address]