Reintroduction Efforts of ‘AlalāReintroduction Efforts of ‘Alalā

Written by on February 14, 2019

Via Big Island Now– Catch up on the whereabouts of the ʻAlalā with Rachel Kingsley, the education and outreach associate for The ʻAlalā Project, during the presentation, Return to the Wild, One Year Later: an update on the reintroduction efforts of ʻAlalā, on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. at Volcano Art Center’s
Ni‘aulani Campus in Volcano Village.

Through intensive conservation efforts 11 ʻAlalā, the endemic and endangered Hawaiian crow, have
survived in native Hawaiian forests for over a year and have been joined by another 10. Kingsley will provide information about this unique species, an update on the birds that have been reintroduced, as well as plans for future reintroduction efforts of the ʻAlalā. Attend and learn more about this highly intelligent and unique crow species, integral to native Hawaiian ecosystems and culture.

This evening is part of a once-a-month Thursday night series at the Volcano Art Center, focusing on art, Hawaiian culture and our environment.  The series is intended to inspire, enhance your appreciation of art and life experience, while fostering community connections. This presentation is free, although a $5 donation is greatly appreciated.

The Volcano Art Center’s Ni‘aulani Campus is located at 19-4074 Old Volcano Road in Volcano Village. The Volcano Art Center is a nonprofit educational organization created in 1974 to promote, develop, and perpetuate the artistic and cultural heritage of Hawai‘i’s people and environment through activities in the visual, literary, and performing arts. For more information about programming and class information, go online.

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