U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Biological Technician, Greg Schubert, shows us how to plant the native Bunch Grass...with a Laysan Albatross chick and visitors watching carefully.
We started by digging 3 smaller holes deeper into the edge of a crater that had been dug earlier by us. We carefully removed grass and its sandy soil from a pot, like Greg is doing in the picture, and planted the grass in one of the holes. We did that with 2 more pots, and tucked each grass in firmly, making sure it was flush with the bottom of the crater, not sticking up above like a little island. We made sure the edge of the crater was sloped evenly to a shallow center. That way, when it rains, the water will collect in the bowl-shaped crater, watering all the Bunch Grass!