Conservation Plans and Agreements




Safe Harbor Agreement

Data Definitions

Title
Puu O Hoku Ranch - Nene Reintroduction
USFWS Region(s)
1
USFWS Field Office(s)
Pacific Islands Fish And Wildlife Office
Permits
TE028990-0
Status
I
NEPA Process
categorical exclusion
Involved Agency
USFWS
  • Date Information
  • Date Assistance Initiated
    11/23/1998
    Date Application Received
    04/10/2000
    Date of Notice of Intent to Prepare an EIS
    ---
    Date Noticed in Federal Register
    04/25/2000
    Date Permit Issued
    08/22/2001
    Date Application Withdrawn
    ---
    Date Permit Expired
    ---
    Date Permit Denied
    ---
    Date Permit Suspended
    ---
    Date Permit Revoked
    ---
  • Area Description Information
  • Location
    Cape Halawa, Molokai
    Listed Species
  • Goose, Hawaiian - (Branta (=Nesochen) sandvicensis) Entire E
  • Non-Listed Species
    No non-listed species
    Habitat
    short grass habitat
    States
  • Hawaii
  • Size (Total Area Covered, by State)
  • 735 acres (Hawaii)
    Landowner will maintain over 700 acres of short-grass habitat for nene.
  • Enrolled Size (Total Area Enrolled, by State)
    Data not available
    Landowner will maintain over 700 acres of short-grass habitat for nene.
    Encompassed Planning Area? (by state)
  • No
  • Acreage Protected
    700 acres
    Acreage Created/Enhanced/Restored
    No info
  • Other Information
  • Applicant Type
    private individual
    Land Use
    ranching
    recreational activities
    agricultural
    other
    Duration
    7 years, 0 months
    Permit duration is 99 years.
    Reporting Frequency
    annually
    Report Received Date(s)
    09/01/2006
    12/09/2004
    02/12/2004
    Partners
    State of Hawaii Division of Forestry and Wildlife
    FWS Contact
    Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office, Honolulu, HI, 808-792-9400
    WO Copy of Agreement
    No info
    Monitoring Notes
    (12-21-01) 11 captive bred nene released; (04-29-02) 3 nene released; (07-18-02) 10 nene released; (Spring 2002) 1 female gosling fledged by pair from December release; (2-05-03) 12 nene released; (2-19-03) 3 nene released; (4-04-03) 8 nene released; (6-04-03) 8 nene released; (4-14-04) 8 nene released. (5-31-2005) 11 nene released. A total of 74 nene have been released, of which 47 have been re-sighted for the year. A total of 12 nests were found and 21 fledglings were fledged from within the pen this year.
    Additional Notes
    Agreement duration is 7 years. State signed SHA 9-4-01. The Hawaiian goose is known locally as the nene.
    Plan/Agreement Documents
    No info
    Federal Register Documents
    Availability of an Environmental Action Statement and Receipt of an Application for a Permit to Enhance the Survival of Hawaiian Goose or Nene Through a Safe Harbor Agreement for Reintroduction of the Species to Puu O Hoku Ranch, Molokai (04/25/2000)

    Report generated on: February 09, 2016
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