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    Hawai'i Volcanoes

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My Green Park Video

 

The National Park Service is home to a remarkable array of sustainability efforts underway at parks all around the country.The Sustainable Operations and Climate Change (SOCC) Branch of the Park Facilty Management Division in Washington wants to share these stories. To accomplish this, SOCC sponsed the first annual "My Green Park" video contest, a unique oppotunity for the parks to share their green accomplishments.

Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park won third place in the catagory "Interpretation of Projects to Visitors"

 

Did You Know?

Ripe `ohelo berries ready to be eaten by nene.

`Ohelo (Vaccinium reticulatum) is a relative of blueberries and a favorite food of nene, the Hawaiian Goose. Its berries range from dark red to pale yellow when ripe and are sacred to Pele, the volcano deity.