Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project table at the Maui Nui Botanical Gardens' Earth Day 2012.
Informational display at an outreach event.
Educating the public about Maui's native forest birds.
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 contact infoATmauiforestbirds.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 Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority. The program’s goal is to educate tour operators and guides about native ecosystems and species found in Hawaii and the projects that are helping conserve it.
The program is a partnership between:
Currently scheduled trainings are:
- October 25th, 9 am
- December 6th, 9 am
- Both trainings will be held at the CHTAR Community Service Building at UH-Maui College. Please RSVP Lissa at (808) 573-6472, email@example.com.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 Haleakala, 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.
Hawaii's Native Forest Birds: Their Past, Present, and Future
Learn more about Hawaii's birds, ongoing projects, and more at this presentation.
Speakers: Lisa "Cali" Crampton, Kauai Forest Bird Recovery Project and Laura Berthold, Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project
Date: Thursday, October 20th
Location: Kapiʻolani Community College- STEM Center on Oahu
Maui's Native Forest Birds and Their Habitat
- Speakers: Laura Berthold, Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project
- Date: Monday, November 21st
- Location: Makawao Public Library on Maui (1159 Mkawao Ave, Makawao)
- Time: 6:30pm
Ambassadors of the Environment Presentations at the Ritz-Carlton
Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment at the Ritz-Carlton Presentations: Learn about the natural history of Maui's native forest birds, the Hawaiian honeycreepers. Enjoy photos, stories, and important information about these birds, their threats, and the work that is being done to help them. Presentation by Laura Berthold of MFBRP.
Ambassadors of the Environment Center at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua
One Ritz-Carlton Drive, Kapalua, Maui, HI 96761
Parking encouraged at D.T. Fleming Beach Park
Call 808-665-7294 for more information.