Kure Atoll Conservancy is a 501(c)(3) non-profit foundation dedicated to supporting ongoing State of Hawaii habitat restoration and other wildlife management programs that enhance biological diversity, ecosystem health, and cultural resources of Kure Atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Archipelago.
The organization’s vision is to develop additional funding through proposal writing and donor requests to conduct the following:
- Habitat restoration – native plant propagation, eradication of invasive species, removal of human-made structures and marine debris.
- Natural resource protection – collaborate with government agencies, universities, non-profit organizations, and other stakeholders to monitor and study the health of bird, mammal, arthropod, and plant populations as well as the coral reef ecosystem of Kure Atoll.
- Pollution reduction – clean up anthropogenic materials causing harm to birds, mammals, and native plants.
- Public outreach and education – collaborate with ongoing education programs in Hawaii, produce high quality media to support the mission, give presentations to the public and schools, share knowledge of Kure Atoll both nationally and internationally.
- Cultural studies – facilitate and expand cultural knowledge and practice on Kure Atoll.