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Ecology of the feral sheep on Mauna Kea

Hawaii. Division of Fish and Game.

Ecology of the feral sheep on Mauna Kea

final report

by Hawaii. Division of Fish and Game.

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Published by State of Hawaii, Dept. of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Fish and Game in [Honolulu] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mauna Kea Game Management Area (Hawaii),
  • Hawaii,
  • Mauna Kea Game Management Area.
    • Subjects:
    • Feral sheep -- Ecology -- Hawaii -- Mauna Kea Game Management Area.,
    • Mauna Kea Game Management Area (Hawaii)

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[prepared by Jon G. Giffin].
      ContributionsGiffin, Jon G.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL737.U53 H38 1975
      The Physical Object
      Pagination90 leaves :
      Number of Pages90
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5018945M
      LC Control Number76622866

        (65) The Mauna Kea mouflon were maintained by the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources for sport hunting; like the feral sheep and goats that were the subject of the earlier litigation, the mouflon are the shoots and sprouts of the mamane tree. Full text of "Newsletter - Hawaiian Botanical Society" See other formats. with and without Significant Human Disturbance and Feral Ungulates Mark D. Merlin and James 0. Juvik Alien and Native Plant Response to Release from Feral Sheep Browsing on Mauna Kea Paul G. Scowcroft and C. Eugene Conrad Responses of Hawaiian Ecosystems to Removal of Feral Pigs and Goats Charles P. Stone, Linda W Cuddihy, andJ. Timothy.


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Ecology of the feral sheep on Mauna Kea by Hawaii. Division of Fish and Game. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Mauna Kea (/ ˌ m ɔː n ə ˈ k eɪ. ə / or / ˌ m aʊ n ə ˈ k eɪ. ə /, Hawaiian: [ˈmɐwnə ˈkɛjə]; abbreviation for Mauna a Wākea) is a dormant volcano on the island of peak is 4, m (13, ft) above sea level, making it the highest point in the state of of the volcano is underwater, and when measured from its underwater base, Mauna Kea is the tallest Location: Hawaii County, Hawaii, United States.

Western Mauna Kea is known to support a relatively high population of feral cats and serves as a source population for other remote areas on the island.

Roof rats are another non-native predator of palila. More commonly, they cause nesting efforts to fail by eating the eggs, but they can also kill adults and nestlings. Feral domestic sheep were intentionally hybridized with mouon and released between and on Mauna Kea.

Although federal court orders of and mandated the removal of all sheep. When Europeans arrived in the late 18th century, settlers introduced cattle, sheep and game animals, many of which became feral and began to damage the mountain's ecology.

Mauna Kea can be ecologically divided into three sections: an alpine climate at its summit, a Sophora chrysophylla–Myoporum sandwicense (or māmane–naio) forest on its.

Feral sheep vs the mamane ecosystem in the Mauna Kea Plan Mull, Mae E. Feral sheep control Mauna Kea; Mamane-naio forest; Mauna Kea: Periodicals: Palila at Hale Pohaku Mull, Mae E. Birds monitoring palila; Hale Pohaku; Loxioides bailleui; Palila: Periodicals: Chronology of Hawaiian glaciations Porter, Stephen, Stuiver, Minze, Yang, I.C.

When Europeans arrived in the late 18th century, settlers introduced cattle, sheep and game animals, many of which became feral and began to damage the mountain's ecology.

Mauna Kea can be ecologically divided into three sections: an alpine climate at its summit, a Sophora chrysophylla–Myoporum sandwicense (or mamane–naio) forest on its.

Problems caused by feral goats and sheep are a subset of the larger problem of domestic livestock and natural systems. Ecology of the Mou on Sheep o n Mauna Kea.

feral sheep browsing on. Mauna Kea is a dormant volcano on the island of Hawaii. Its peak is 4, m (13, ft) above sea level, mostly underwater, and when measured from its oceanic base, Mauna Kea is the tallest mountain in the world, measuring o m (33, ft) in height.

The sheep population on Mauna Kea eventually excee in the s, decimating the defenseless native plants including remaining silversword.

Feral sheep were then greatly reduced from to but protected until as sport game in the Forest Reserve lands, which overlap the original Mauna Kea silversword habitat. Mauna Kea (or, in Hawaiian ˈmɐwnə ˈkɛjə/) is a dormant volcano on the island of peak is m (13,feet) above sea level, making it the highest point in the state of of the volcano is underwater, and when measured from its underwater base, Mauna Kea is the tallest mountain in the world, measuring over m (30,feet) in height.

Based on previous Tripadvisor Reviews, I decided to book Mauna Kea Summit Adventures for a trip up to the summit of Mauna Kea. I went with my year old father on a weekday in late May. Overall, I thought the tour was great (with only a few minor issues) and I highly recommend it.5/5.

state of hawaii, ecology of the feral sheep on mauna kea (). Among other things, the study discusses the sheep's harmful effect on the mamane-naio forest.

[11] There is a direct correlation between the ability of the mamane to regenerate and the presence of browsing sheep and goats.

with and without Significant Human Disturbance and Feral Ungulates Mark D. Merlin and James 0. Juvik Alien and Native Plant Response to Release from Feral Sheep Browsing on Mauna Kea Paul G.

Scowcroft and C. Eugene Conrad Responses of Hawaiian Cited by: Inthe Chief of the Wildlife Branch, Division of Fish and Game, DLNR, and the Director of the Division approved a study of feral sheep on Mauna Kea which was authored by a wildlife biologist employed by DLNR.

STATE OF HAWAII, ECOLOGY OF THE FERAL SHEEP ON MAUNA KEA (). Feral sheep on Mauna Kea reached high densities and degraded watersheds and fragile subalpine [End Page ] woodlands (BryanWarner ). Wild ungulate species that had never previously been domesticated were introduced to enhance hunting opportunities on the Islands even after the detrimental effects of feral livestock had been by: 1.

Tony Sylvester, an archery hunter with Mauna Kea expertise, took a look at exactly that question. He showed slides of the fire weed taking over Mauna Kea since the sheep have been eradicated to save the endangered palila bird.

The palila bird population has declined since the sheep have been removed. From the sheep ranch station another road leads to cabins and a picnic area at foot level on Mauna Kea and to the start of the hiking trail to the summit.

To drive this road youʻll need a key to the gate—pick up the key at the office of the Department of Land and Natural Resources in Hilo, then check in at the sheep station. Appendix A. Community Engagement Process Appendix A1.

List of Individuals and Groups Consulted reduced through grazing by feral sheep, goats, mouflon sheep and cattle. Recovery efforts for the Mauna Kea silversword (). Ecology of the mouflon sheep on Mauna Kea: final report, State of Hawai‘i, Dept. of Land and Natural Resources. The phenology of the dryland forest of Mauna Kea, Hawaii, and the impact of recent environmental perturbations.

Author(s): Riper, C. van, III. Author Affiliation: Coop. National Park Resour. Studies Unit, PO Hawaii National Park, HIby: A study of the intensity of bark stripping of Sophora chrysophylla, a small leguminous browse tree endemic to Hawaii, by feral and Mouflon sheep and feral goats is described.

In all but 1 of the 4 areas of Mauna Kea Forest Reserve, a high proportion of trees bore bark stripping wounds. Differences in amount of stripping at different alt.

were attributed to variations in browsing pressure; this Cited by: Box-folder Ecology of the Feral Sheep on Mauna Kea Box-folder Ecology of the Mouflon Sheep on Mauna Kea Box-folder The Furrow March-AprilFile Size: KB. Inover 30 years since the original ruling, DLNR initiated construction of a 6-foot-tall ungulate- proof fence around Mauna Kea to eliminate ingress of feral sheep, hybrid-mouflon sheep, goats, and cattle.

This runs between the two volcanic masses of Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea, and as regards native species, we saw nothing until we got to around 6, feet. Along the Saddle Road in the many areas that have experienced recent lava flows, plants are now re-establishing, a situation that has been repeated itself many times on Hawai’i.

Also, plant communities in the Mauna Kea volcano area of Hawai’i island have suffered from overgrazing since the introduction of feral goats and sheep; in the s culling, harvesting and the construction of fences were begun to prevent damage to vegetation, but despite these actions, mouflons, hybridised with feral sheep, were released.

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marked that “the people in the ecology movement are in it to survive, not to make friends.” Unless there is, in the immediate future, a drastic change in the attitudes of State and announcing anew that this was the Mauna Kea Forest Reserve; it still is a game management area, as well.

is being made to eradicate the feral sheep or. with and without Significant Human Disturbance and Feral Ungulates Mark D. Merlin and James O. Juvik Alien and Native Plant Response to Release from Feral Sheep Browsing on Mauna Kea Paul G.

Scowcroft and C. Eugene Conrad Responses of Hawaiian Ecosystems to Removal of Feral Pigs and Goats Charles P. Stone, Linda W. Cuddihy, and J Cited by: An Account of the Ocean Flood of Ka-Hina-Liʻi and Mauna Kea.

InBritish missionary William Ellis, documented the earliest penned tradition of Mauna Kea (Mouna-Kea). Following a sermon in Hilo, in which Ellis had mentioned the biblical account of the Great Flood and Noahʻs Ark, several Hawaiians approached him with questions and recalled.

A drop in a plant species can cause a decline in a bird species. For example, on Hawaii, the pailila, a bird that relies on seeds of the mamane tree, became endangered when feral sheep and goats devastated a mamane-naio forest on Mauna Kea.

Likewise, plants suffer when birds decline. When Europeans arrived in the late 18th century, settlers introduced cattle, sheep and game animals, many of which became feral and began to damage the mountain’s ecology.

Mauna Kea can be ecologically divided into three sections: an alpine climate at its summit, a Sophora chrysophylla–Myoporum sandwicense (or mamane–naio) forest on its. Get free access to the complete judgment in PALILA v.

HAWAII DEPT. OF LAND NATURAL RESOURCES, ( ) on CaseMine. Scowcroft PG, Conrad CE () Alien and native plant response to release from feral sheep browsing on Mauna Kea. In: Stone CP, Smith CW, Tunison JT (eds) Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawai’i: management and research. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, pp – Google ScholarCited by: Please use extreme caution when near, swimming in or crossing any waterway.

4x4 or jeep is recommended for exploring back road areas on the island and to get to my place. 4x4 is required to access Waipio Valley, Green Sands Beach, and Mauna Kea. Book a cheap car then ask for a jeep up-grade when you arrive for good deals on jeeps from Budget. Mauna Kea Watershed Alliance: The Mauna Kea Watershed Alliance (MKWA) encompasses overac or over mi 2 above the 2, ft elevation on the windward slopes of Mauna Kea, Hawai‘i Island’s tallest mountain.

More formalized ranching of cattle and sheep eventually replaced the hunting industry, and continues to occupy most of the potential Mauna Kea habitat of V. menziesii. Bythe last of the feral cattle were finally eliminated from the wet and mesic koa-'ohi'a forests below the pastures (Tomich, ), but in recent years dilapidated fences Cited by: 6.

The Kaohe Game Management Area (contiguous with the Mauna Kea Game Man-agement Area) is open for archery hunting only, even though it contains a great over-population of both pigs and sheep. State personnel estimate that a fluctuating population between and 1, sheep occupy this fenced area of approximately 6, acres.

One. history of the wild population and causes of its decline This chapter reviews what is known about the special ecological requirements of the 'Alala, for example, its original habitat and geographic range, food requirements, and direct and indirect factors that probably influence the number of birds.

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On the island of Hawaii, feral pigs are found from dry coastal grasslands through rain forests and into the sub-alpine zone of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa. On Maui, Kauai, Oahu, and Molokai feral pigs inhabit rain forests, mesic forests, and grasslands (Cuddihy and Stone ).

Mauna Kea stands 4, m above sea level, about 38 m higher than its neighbor Mauna Loa, is the highest point in the state of Hawaii. Measured from its base on the ocean floor, it rises o m greater than the elevation of Mount Everest above sea level.

The Hawaiian Islands were formed in the middle of the Pacific Ocean by tumultuous volcanic activity – this is still happening and is presently centred on the Big Island, Hawai’i.

Mt Kilauea on the south-east side of this island remains active and has been spewing lava almost continuously since Put simply, Hawaii is moving steadily over a hot spot that lies beneath the Pacific Plate. LICH Landscape Hawaii Magazine Jul Aug Issue explorers and settlers in-troduced cattle, sheep and game animals, many of which became feral and began to damage the mountain’s ecology.

Mauna Kea can be ecologically divided into three sections: an alpine climate at its summit, a māmane–naio forest on its flanks and a koa–‘ōhi.Hawaii's mountains, especially massive Mauna Loa and Manna Kea on Hawaii, and Haleakala on Maui, have a strong influence on the weather and provide climates ranging from the tropic to the subarctic (7).

pigs, sheep, and goats on koa and other native species Ecology 24(1) Bega, R. V.