Dr. Burney's research has focused on endangered species, paleoenvironmental studies, and causes of extinction. He has over 40 years of practical experience in conservation, including serving as a technical consultant for many conservation organizations and government agencies.
Prior to moving to Kaua`i in 2004 to become Director of Conservation at the

Lida Pigott Burney manages the Makauwahi Cave Reserve, a collaboration with Grove Farm under support from three federal agencies, the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, and the Hawaii Tourism Authority, on a 17-acre parcel on Kauai’s south shore at Maha`ulepu. The site is famous for the spectacular fossil and archaeological finds in the cave, also for the

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Curricula Vitae

Dr. David Burney Lida Pigott Burney

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