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NRCS accepting applications for the 2015 National Water Quality Initiative for Hilo Bay

Posted on Jan 23, 2015 by Jolene Lau

HONOLULU, January 23, 2015 — The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is accepting applications for the National Water Quality Initiative for Hilo Bay in Hawaii County. The application signup deadline for this initiative is February 20, 2015. Funding will be dedicated to address...



Ranching in the Islands

Posted on Dec 9, 2014 by Jolene Lau

At the Natural Resources Conservation Service, we are Helping People Help the Land. Through Farm Bill programs such as the Environmental Quality Incentives Program, farmers and ranchers in the Pacific Islands Area are getting much needed help with conservation on the ground. As an example, see how...



Recruiting for two positions in Honolulu

Posted on Nov 23, 2014 by Jolene Lau

The Natural Resources Conservation Service is looking to fill two positions in the Honolulu office. If you are interested in the Business Services Specialist or the Financial Resources Specialist, please see www.usajobs.gov to apply. The deadline is December 2, 2014. Best wishes!



Looking for a student internship? Job announced today!

Posted on Dec 9, 2014 by Jolene Lau

The vacancy announcement for soil conservation internships has been posted today: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/388721800 Job Title: Pathways Internship Program Student Trainee (Soil Conservation) Department: Department Of Agriculture Agency: Natural Resources Conservation...



Indigenous microorganisms keep soil healthy

Posted on Jan 2, 2015 by Jolene Lau

HONOLULU, January 2 -- On another beautiful day in Hawaii, Aileen Yeh will come out and dig around to see what's under the grass on her ranch. She’ll step over the cow pies and see what kind of indigenous microorganisms are flourishing to keep her soil healthy. Ranching in Hawaii is challenging...



Vacancy announcement for State Director just posted

Posted on Nov 7, 2014 by Jolene Lau

HONOLULU, Nov. 7, 2014 – We are currently recruiting for the State Director position in the Pacific Islands Area. Please see usajobs.gov for details. Applications due in one week! Job Title: STATE DIRECTOR Department: Department Of Agriculture Agency: Natural Resources Conservation...



Job announcement for soil conservationist on Kauai

Posted on Dec 8, 2014 by Jolene Lau

Pacific Islands Area (PIA) is currently recruiting for a Soil Conservationist, GS-0457-05/07, full promotion level 09, for the Lihue Field Office in Lihue Hawaii. Please visit http://www.usajobs.opm.gov or click the link below for a copy of the job opportunity announcement. Please feel free to...



USDA awards DLNR with RCPP funds to help forest lands

Posted on Jan 14, 2015 by Jolene Lau

HAWAII WATERSHED FOREST PROTECTION SUPPORTED BY REGIONAL CONSERVATION PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM USDA grants DLNR $467,000, leveraging state funds HONOLULU – U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that the State of Hawaii Dept. of Land and Natural Resources is a recipient of more than...


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Would you kokua and log in? All features are turned on when logged in. Mahalo!