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Natural Resources Extension

Project Name: Youth for Environmental Services (YES)
ASO Log No.:  
Start/End Date: March 1996 to December 1996
Federal Funds: $9,500.00
Matching Funds:  
Contractor: Bruce Miller
Sea Grant Extension Service
1000 Pope Road, MSB Room 226
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822
Phone: (808) 956-8191
Fax: (808) 956-2858
Youth for Environmental Services promotes and facilitates environmental community service among students in Hawaii. The two-fold purpose of YES is to provide student environmentalists with opportunities to work in the community, and to supply organizations and agencies in Hawaii with much needed volunteers.
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: • Give slide presentations about the causes and effects of NPS pollution to about 12,000 students in 30 schools on Maui, Kauai, and Hawaii
• Distribute informational brochures and posters on NPS pollution and household hazardous waste to students and teachers
• Hold at least 8 storm drain stenciling projects on Maui, Kauai, and Hawaii
• Organize and supply volunteers for community watershed clean-ups
Pollutants of Concern: Not described in report
Watershed: Not applicable
Size of Project: Statewide
Affected Water Bodies: Not described in report
Deliverables: Not described in report


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Cooperative Extension Service programs, conducted in cooperation with the U. S. Department of Agriculture, are provided to the people of Hawaii without regard to race, sex, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, arrest and court record, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The University is an equal opportunity / affirmative action institution.