LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEES TO RECEIVE UPDATE ON INTERAGENCY BIOSECURITY PLAN

The Senate Committee on Agriculture & Environment, along with the House Committees on Agriculture and Energy & Environmental Protection, will receive a multi-agency briefing on the Hawaii Interagency Biosecurity Plan.

WHO:
Senate Committee on Agriculture and the Environment

House Committee on Agriculture

House Committee on Energy & Environmental Protection
WHAT:
Update on the Hawaii Interagency Biosecurity Plan
WHEN:
Friday, January 25, 2019

9:30 a.m.
WHERE:
Conference Room 309, State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

The State of Hawai‘i released the Hawai‘i Interagency Biosecurity Plan for 2017–2027 on January 10, 2017. This Plan is the state's first interagency, coordinated comprehensive plan to tackle the threats and harms from invasive species.

Presentations will be made by:

Hawaii Invasive Species Council

Department of Agriculture

Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife and Division of

Aquatic Resources

Department of Health, Vector Control Branch

University of Hawaii, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources

Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism, Office of Planning

Department of Transportation

The Department of Agriculture's Plant Quarantine Branch will provide examples of invasive species at the briefing.

For more information: https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2019/hearingnotices/HEARING_AEN-EE...