Maui Bird Center Open House 2013: A Retrospection

Maui Bird Center Open House 2013: A Retrospection

We worked tirelessly preparing for the Open House for months, cultivating an atmosphere that expresses a sense of urgency while simultaneously instilling feelings of hope for the future of these birds found only in Hawaii.   read more

Alala Puppet Outreach at the Fair

Alala Puppet Outreach at the Fair

The main attraction to our part of the booth was the alala brown paper bag puppet that could be colored and pasted to take home.   read more

Open House: Keauhou Bird Conservation Center

Open House: Keauhou Bird Conservation Center

The Keauhou Bird Conservation Center in Hawaii will be hosting an Open House on December 14 and 15, 2013. The Center is one of two facilities that make up the Hawaii Endangered Bird Conservation Program.   read more

Looking at Alala Genomes

Looking at Alala Genomes

The capability of reading entire genomes of threatened and endangered species provides a wonderful opportunity to understand how to save them from the brink of extinction.   read more

Best of Both Worlds: Genetics and Conservation

Best of Both Worlds: Genetics and Conservation

With a drop of blood from the birds, which contains genetic markers, I could look “inside” them to see what their genetic pattern could tell me about their status and behavior.   read more