Also at its June meeting, the commission approved a joint funding agreement with the U.S. Geological Survey for a $100,000 study to determine what kinds of data should be collected to determine impacts of native and non-native plant species on freshwater availability in different regions of Maui.
The study is part of a larger project that started in April 2016 and includes similar work in regions throughout the state. During phase 1A, the USGS was supposed to study various aspects of species- associated transpiration and infiltration rates and develop a phase 1B plan . . .
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