Endangered plant topic of talk

Oct 20, 2017 @ 7:00 pm. - 9:00 pm.

A horticulturalist at Haleakala National Park will discuss hand-pollinating the critically endangered Schiedea haleakalensis from the only two remaining natural populations of the plant on Haleakala.

Michelle Osgood will deliver the talk at 7 p.m. Friday at the Mayor Hannibal Tavares Community Center poolside room in Pukalani.

Osgood will cover the history of the plant’s protection and recent successes in producing seed from nursery stock.

The talk is sponsored by the Native Hawaiian Plant Society and is free and open to the public.