Coqui control in Volcano

Coqui Control / Volcano Glossary

  • After Dark at the Park: an ongoing cultural and educational program at HVNP
  • BEI: a store in Hilo that sells citric acid for coqui control
  • CCC: Cooper Center Council
  • Cooper Center: a multi-purpose community center serving Volcano and environs
  • Coquistador: a valiant volunteer who helps us all to have quiet nights in our community
  • CPS: Crop Production Services, a store in Hilo that sells citric acid for coqui control
  • CTAHR: College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, part of the University of Hawai‘i System.
  • DI: Deflation-inflation, a type of volcanic activity cycle
  • DLNR: (Hawai'i) Department of Land and Natural Resources
  • EPA: Environmental Protection Agency
  • FHVNP: Friends of Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park
  • HDOA: Hawai‘i Department of Agriculture
  • HEAR: Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk
  • HOIE: Hawaiian Orchid Isle Estates, a subdivision in the Volcano area
  • HVNP: Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park
  • HVO: Hawaiian Volcano Observatory
  • KMC: Kilauea Military Camp, a military R&R facility within Volcanoes Park.
  • MLE: Mauna Loa Estates, a subdivision in the Volcano area
  • NHW: Neighborhood Watch
  • Niaulani: The village campus of VAC
  • RHE: Royal Hawaiian Estates, a subdivision in the Volcano area
  • SSE: Slow slip event, an episode of volcanic fault slip occurring over a period of days rather than an abrupt that might generate a significant earthquake
  • TED: "TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader."
  • TEDx / TEDxChange:  "Created in the spirit of TED’s mission, "ideas worth spreading," the TEDx program is designed to give communities, organizations and individuals the opportunity to stimulate dialogue through TED-like experiences at the local level."
  • TEDxHiloChange: Hilo's TECxChange
  • TEDxVolcano: Volcano's local TEDxChange
  • UH: University of Hawai‘i
  • Uluhe (aka "matted fern," "false Staghorn"): three different species of native ferns that are part of the understory that harbors coqui frogs
  • USGS: United States Geological Survey, "Federal source for science about the Earth, its natural and living resources, natural hazards, and the environment."
  • VAC: Volcano Art Center, a complex of galleries and educational programs with two campuses, one in the village and one within HVNP.
  • VCA: Volcano Community Association
  • VGCC: Volcano Golf & Country Club, a subdivision in the Volcano area
  • VSAS: Volcano School of Arts and Science
  • VSO: Volcano Skate Organization

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