National Tropical Botanical Garden and Kauai Community College present: Earth Matters public lecture series

After the Flood: Building Resilience in Limahuli Valley

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 – 5:30pm

NTBG and KCC’s collaborative Earth Matters public lecture series continues on Tuesday, September 17 from 5:30 p.m. at Kauaʻi Community College as Dr. Uma Nagendra, Conservation Operations Manager and Ecologist at Limahuli Garden and Preserve, discusses how the April 2018 “rain bomb” and flooding impacted the people, land, and waterways of Limahuli Valley. Learn how sudden and dramatic changes created challenges and opportunities for Limahuli and about NTBG’s ongoing efforts to promote ahupuaʻa resilience and ecosystem strength. 

The talk will be held in the KCC Campus Center Cafeteria behind the Performing Arts Center. 

For questions about access or special accommodations, call (808) 332-7324 Ext. 225 at least 10 days in advance. Visit for details

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