The return of the tree snails [Image 11 of 12] by DVIDSHUB Via Flickr: A Jackson chameleon is displayed after being removed from an U.S. Army training range on Oahu, Feb. 8, 2012. The Jackson chameleon is a common pet in the islands. However, it is not native to Hawaii and has impacted the Hawaiian contributed greatly to the near extinction of the Hawaiian Tree Snail. Members of the U.S. Army Garrison’s Oahu Army Natural Resources Program, teamed up with the Hawaiian Tree Snail Conservation at the University of Hawaii lab, and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to help save endangered species of plant and animals on U.S. Army training ranges through out the Hawaiian Islands. The OANRP put up fences and monitor populations in some of the most secluded areas and are recognized as the Secretary of the Army’s 2011 "Natural Recourse Conservation Team."
Defense Media Activity – Hawaii News Bureau
Photo by Tech. Sgt. Michael Holzworth
Location:HONOLULU, HI, US
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