ʻAʻohe hana nui ke alu ʻia, No task is too large when done together.
In a loʻi kalo at Papahana Kuaola, students put the "collaborative care" in NREM 691.
Eryn Opie, NREM Undergrad (Crow Lab) & NRCS Soil Scientist C. Stiles
describe soil color in Kawainui Marsh using a Munsell color chart. Photo G. Koob, USDA
Dr. Kirsten Oleson meets with community members in Kiholo
Researching ways to vegetatively propagate koa for reforestation
T. Idol, J. B. Friday, F. Inman-Narahari, & E. Hickey visit an ancient Mauna Kea koa.
Invasive Grass-Wildfire Cycle: Thousands of hectares burn each year In Hawaii
threatening communities, agriculture & natural resources. C. Trauernicht, Fire Specialist
HBT: Protecting 10,000 ha of East Maui Watershed against miconia
in partnership with Maui invasive Species Committee & National Park Service (J. Leary)
NREM Internships: Get hands-on experience in Hawaii's natural environment.
NREM 380 students measure DBH of an 18 yr Eucalyptus deglupta. Photo: JB Friday
Alaʻe ʻula / Hawaiian moorhen (Gallinula chloropus sandvicensis), endangered
In Hawaiian legend, the demi-god Maui stole fire from the ala'e 'ula. Photo: C. Lepczyk
Vegetation Map for part of Makaha Valley
Learn to apply GIS for resource conservation and management. Image: T. Miura
Learn to apply economics to resource management decision-making.
NREM Economists research sustainable tourism, open space value, invasive species.
Welcome to the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management (NREM). We are part of the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Our students, faculty, and staff are involved in teaching, research, and extension in our community.
News and Events
26th Annual CTAHR Student Research Symposium
April 11-12, 2014 | Agricultural Science Building, UH Manoa
The Symposium serves as a multi-disciplinary forum for the discussion and exchange of information, open to graduate and undergraduate students conducting scholarly work under the supervision of faculty in UH Manoa's College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, College of Engineering, and UH Hilo's College of Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resource Management.
- Symposium Website: http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/symposium/
- If you have any questions, please contact Felicia Geronimo (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Charles Kinoshita (email@example.com).
On-line NREM courses this summer
NREM 358: Basic Environmental Benefit Cost Analysis
Fundamentals of benefit-cost analysis with extensions to environmental impacts and projects; case studies. Pre: 220 or ECON 130 or consent
NREM 658: Advanced Environmental Benefit Cost Analysis
Advanced environmental benefit cost analysis will require that proficiency be demonstrated on fundamentals and will address topics related to sustainability, including income equality, valuation of non-market goods, risk, cost of public funds, and the social discount rate.
- BCA is the most widely used tool foreconomic decision-making in the world.
- Course is taught using webinars that are recorded so you can watch them whenever and wherever you want.
- Instructor provides personal attention to each student via e-mail, on-line conferencing or in person.
- Class materials have been updated to include actual BCA case studies from across the Pacific.
- Supporting materials include narrated power points and a short guide to BCA.
- Students will be taught the structure used for a professional benefit-cost analysis done by a consultant.
- For more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
NREM Graduate Student Organization
Visit our webpage for more information about the NREM GSO.