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“Bringing the voice of the Green Industry to you” LICH educational webinar series that expands on topics in the Hawaii Landscape Magazine. Register for Upcoming  LICH Webinar Please join LICH for the upcoming LICH webinar on February 16, 2021, 3 PM – 5 PM pm via Zoom. Dr. James Downer will expand on his research and experience in mulching practices, and how they are applicable to landscape and arborist industry practices. Michelle Montgomery will be discussing efforts to find new products for little fire ant control in the state. The search for organic treatment options will be discussed as well. Up to 1 RUP CEU’s, 1 LICT CEU, and 1 ISA CEU will be available as well. ...

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Here is the latest issue of the Hawaii Landscape magazine ready for download to read on your iPad, Lap Top or Computer. Hawaii Landscape is mailed to 5,000 addresses every two months. If you are not receiving the magazine by post, send us an email. It is a free publication. If you want to submit an article go to story submittal. ...

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“Bringing the voice of the Green Industry to you” LICH educational webinar series that expands on topics in the Hawaii Landscape Magazine. Upcoming  LICH Webinar Please join LICH for the upcoming LICH webinar on December 14th, 3-4 pm via Zoom. This webinar features three presenters. Dr. Art Medeiros will discuss native species in Hawaii, restoration ecology, the Auwahi project, and the role of Hawai’i’s green industry. Dr. Orville Baldos will expand on his personal experience navigating the rules and regulations surrounding the collecting and selling of Hawaiian native plants. The Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle Response Team will update viewers on the spread and management of CRB in Hawaii. CEU’s  Up to 1/2 RUP CEU’s, 1 LICT CEU, and 1 ISA CEU available   This webinar features three presenters. Dr. Art Medeiros will discuss native species in Hawaii, restoration ecology, the Auwahi project, and the role of Hawai’i’s green industry. Dr. Orville Baldos will expand on his personal experience navigating the rules and regulations surrounding the collecting and selling of Hawaiian native plants. The Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle Response Team will... ...

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October is Stop the Ant Month! (Photo: Little Fire Ants (LFA) infestation under a nursery weed mat. Credit: Matt Sandrich/Hawaii Ant Lab) Native to South America, Little Fire Ants (LFA; Wasmannia auropunctata) were first detected in the Puna District of Hawai‘i Island in 1999. Since then, these tiny ants have been moved around hidden in plants, produce, and even things like vehicles and equipment from infested areas.  They continue to be intercepted in interisland cargo by agriculture inspectors, and crews continue to find and work to eradicate any new infestations on Kaua‘i, O‘ahu, and in Maui County. On Hawai‘i Island, LFA are established in many urban and non-urban areas, so communities are learning how to prevent, detect, and control the ant populations on their property and in their neighborhoods. Little fire ant queens remain in nests that are protected and fed by workers. These nests can be on the ground, in leaf litter, in plants, and even up in trees and in our homes. LFA may be tiny, but their stings are painful... ...

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We are fortunate to have two new hires, James Keach was another recent hire into the ornamental extension ohana. Russell Galanti, Extension Agent, Oahu, asked James to sit down with him to discuss his interests, duties, and thoughts on the industry. Hana hou! Q: Hi James thanks for interviewing, lets start at the start! What is your area of responsibility? How long have you been in this position? A: I officially started at the beginning of last October, but I was back-and-forth to Hilo a lot to finish up projects there. I really got going on Kauaʽi around November. I started running the local Master Gardener training course around the beginning of the year and now that that’s wrapped-up I’m excited to have more time to get out to other stakeholders. My job description includes ‘ornamental, floriculture, nursery, turf, and landscape’ as well as coordinating the local Master Gardener chapter, so it’s pretty broad. I’ve worked or interacted a little with most of these sectors at some point in my... ...

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Here is the latest issue of Hawaii Landscape Magazine ready for download to read on your iPad, Lap Top or Computer. Hawaii Landscape is mailed to 5,000 addresses every two months. If you are not receiving the magazine by post, send us an email. It is a free publication. If you want to submit an article go to story submittal. ...

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Here is the latest Issue of Hawaii Landscape Magazine ready for download to read on your iPad, Lap Top, or Computer. Hawaii Landscape Magazine has a readership of over 20,000 and is mailed to 5,000 addresses every two months. If you are not receiving the magazine by post, send us an email. It is a free publication. If you want to submit an article go to story submittal. Read the January February 2021 Issue ...

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Download high resolution print ready Native plant poster files (see below). Posters created by LICH are licensed under Creative Commons Attribution. YOU ARE FREE TO: Share – You may copy, distribute and transmit our posters as you wish. Adapt – You may change and build upon our poster. Commercial – You may make commercial use of our posters.. UNDER THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS: Attribution – You must retain the  LICH and HDOA logo and website address at same location , size and color unless given written permission. Contact – notify LICH of your usage, print quantity and target market via email at chris.dacus@gmail.com. Download the ‘O’hia Poster Download the Hibiscus Poster ...

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