NTBG's Limahuli Garden & Preserve suffered significant damage during the historic April flooding on Kauai. In our moment of need, NTBG supporters have moved mountains and funds raised have been instrumental in serving humanitarian needs and relief efforts in the Garden and north shore communities.
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An interdisciplinary research team from the University of Hawai`i at Mānoa (UHM) and the National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG) demonstrated how collaboratively-developed forest restoration in Limahuli Garden & Preserve (Limahuli) can increase community benefits and improve resilience at lower cost than standard forest restoration programs.
The NTBG has issued a Request For Proposal for debris removal at the Lower Limahuli Preserve.
In response to inquiries about Limahuli Garden’s condition following the extremely heavy rainfall and subsequent flooding that has severely impacted a number of Kaua‘i communities, we’d like to share the following:
Limahuli Garden was recently featured on CNN's Great Big Story documentary series. Read the full article here:
On Wednesday, July 19, 2017 Ryan Ozawa and Burt Lum of Hawaii Public Radio's Bytemarks Café interviewed Kawika Winter, Ph.D NTBG Director of the Limahuli Garden & Preserve about the use of drone technology in rare plant conservation efforts in the Limahuli Preserve.
Click here to listen to the program online. NTBG interview starts at 9:55 minutes.
Want to spruce up your own garden and go native? NTBG living collections manager, Mike DeMotta, will be offering a propagation workshop at Limahuli Garden & Preserve in June.
Saturday, June 17, 2017
9 a.m. to noon
58301 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei
Space is limited, reservations are required. Please contact Membership Manager, Tanya Ramseth at 808-332-7324 X 241 or email email@example.com to reserve your spot.
Limahuli Garden is CLOSED until further notice due to historic flooding. Please consider making a donation or visiting one of our other locations to assist with recovery efforts.