Nursery Technician Position Opening
Forest Solutions Inc., Hawaii, 2019-06-18
Forest Solutions is looking for a full-time Nursery Technician to help us produce thousands of native seedlings in South Kona, Hawai'i Island. We prefer applicants with at least 2 years of experience in nursery work, plant propagation, plant nutrition, the ability to identify native species and work independently within our deadlines. BA in Biology, Forestry, Botany, etc. or at least 2 year of experience in related field is recommended.
For a full job description please contact us or apply by July 8, 2019.
Now Accepting Applications for our 2019 Internship Program
Forest Solutions Inc., Hawaii, 2019-02-07
Forest Solutions is offering a full time, paid internship for high school or college students to participate in a 7-8 week vegetation monitoring program. The program is located on Hawaiʻi Island, accommodations are available for traveling participants.
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Alternative Field Fertilization Techniques to Promote Restoration of Leguminous Acacia Koa on Contrasting Tropical Sites
Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 376, Pages 126–134, Hawaii, 2016-09-15
- Fertilization of a legume was evaluated on contrasting tropical sites.
- Fertilization increased growth at the harsher site only.
- Controlled-release fertilizer was as effective as immediately available fertilizers.
- Fertilization responses were apparently related to phosphorus rather than nitrogen.
- On high productivity sites, fertilization at planting may not be advisable
Canoe Forest Serving as Model for Koa Management
Hawaii Tribune Herald, Hawaii, 2016-06-22
Forest Solutions, Inc. works alongside the Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Forestry and Wildlife and the Three Mountain Alliance watershed group to develop a sustainable resource management plan that will serve as a key component in future planning on the Big Island. The ongoing Department of Land and Natural Resources project in Kapapala Koa Canoe Forest in Ka'u works to manage the Koa tree species for habitat conservation, long-term Hawaiian cultural usage and high-value timber production...
Tropical Forest Inventory Short Course
August 24-28 2015
Forest Solutions Inc., Hawaii, 2015-07-28
This course will familiarize you with two efficient forest inventory techniques that we have successfully used in Hawaii: Variable plot sampling 3P sampling