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Natural Resources Extension

Project Name: Storm Drain Stenciling
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Start/End Date: 1998
Federal Funds: $18,182.00
Matching Funds: $13,522.00
Contractor: Brian Schatz
Youth for Environmental Services (YES)
1000 Pope Road, MSB 226
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: 808-957-0423
Makiki Restoration Day is a multi-faced effort designed to improve a specific portion of the Alwa Wai watershed. Considerable media and agency attention has been directed to Ala Wai clean-up efforts as legislators, the EPA, and local non-profits have begun to focus on this watershed as an environmentally important and under-appreciated aspect of the daily lives of Honolulu residents.
Objectives/Goals: YES will provide coordination and supervision of neighbor island storm drain stenciling projects and stream cleanups, organize school visits to discuss water quality and pollution prevention, and assist in recruitment of volunteers for PRC public outreach projects
Methods Employed: Total of 53 projects completed including storm drain stenciling, stream and wetland restoration, trail maintenance, and litter pick-up. An estimated 9.02 tons (of proposed 6 tons) of litter removed. Environmental education presentations carried out at 19 different elementary, intermediate, and high schools.
Pollutants of Concern: Not described in report
Watershed: Ala Wai Watershed, island of Oahu
Size of Project: Not described in report
Affected Water Bodies: Ala Wai
Deliverables: Not described in report
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