Staff member Laura Berthold at Skyline Eco-adventures Zip for the Trees event.
Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project table at the Maui Nui Botanical Gardens' Earth Day 2012.
Informational display at an outreach event.
Laura Berthold, with Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project, presenting at the Maui Mauka Conservation Awareness Training for tour guides.
Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project participates in various environmental education and outreach events throughout the year as time allows. During these events, we focus on educating people about native forest birds and our research. Please see our Previous Events page for examples of outreach we have done in the past. Events include annual fairs, fundraisers, charity events, and presentations.
This page has our most current events. Please check back for updates. Also check out our Fundraisers page for dates on these events.
If you are interested in inviting Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project to your event for either an outreach table or presentation, please email us at info AT mauiforestbirds.org.
Maui Mauka Trainings
Maui Mauka Conservation Awareness Trainings: Environmental interpretation plays a significant role in nature-based tourism and is mutually beneficial to tour operators, visitors, conservation groups, and the nature-based tourism economy. Maui Mauka Conservation Awareness Trainings (MMCAT) for Nature-based Tour Operators is a program that was initially funded by the Hawai'i Tourism Authority. The program’s goal is to educate tour operators and guides about native ecosystems and species found in Hawai'i and the projects that are helping conserve it.
The program is a partnership between:
Currently scheduled trainings are:
If you are interested in having an additional Maui Mauka Conservation Awareness Training for your Maui based tour company please contact Allison at (808)573-6999, email@example.com.
Maui Mauka Conservation Awareness Trainings provide:
- An opportunity to learn from conservation professionals about current projects.
- Facts you can share with your guests about the forests of Haleakalā, native forest birds, habitat restoration, unique plants, and how Maui is addressing invasive species concerns.
- Information presented in an entertaining format, customized for tour guides.
- Field guides and fact sheets for you to take with you.