Photo Credit: Courtesy of Oahu Army Natural Resources Program, Environmental Division, Directorate of Public Works, U.S. Army GarrisonHawaii
Kim Welch (red shirt), environmental outreach specialist, OANRP, Env. Div., DPW, USAG-HI, leads volunteers on a tour of the upper elevation rare plant nursery in the Waianae mountains. The OANRP staff processes and cares for seeds collected from endangered plants in the wild at the greenhouse. Some of the plants and seeds are stored, while others are planted back into the forest.