Tag Archives: ecology

Wiliwili Festival Sept 12 Waikoloa Stables

Waikoloa Dry Forest Initiative presents the 5th annual Wiliwili Festival 9/12 at the Waikoloa Stables from 9 am to 3 pm. Keiki activities, forest tours, music, local vendors, native plant giveaway, silent auction.

Registration opens for Science Camps of America Hawaii 2015

Begin your summer in the field exploring the volcanoes, rocks, forests, ocean and skies of the Big Island of Hawaii. At Science Camps of America in what has been called “nature’s greatest laboratory,” you will see science come to life as you experience geology, oceanography, ecology, climate, and astronomy, “up close and personal”. Practicing scientists will share their stories and show you the latest gear they use to further their work. Gain an understanding of our world that will surely have a life-long affect.

If you are a teen entering grades 8-12 and have a passion for fun and science, Science Camps of America is for you.

For more information, go to http://sciencecampsamerica.com/

 

Waikoloa Future Foresters

The  Waikoloa Dry Forest Initiative: Waikoloa Future Foresters program is a free, forest restoration and outdoor learning program for children ages 9-15. The program is field based with a dynamic lesson plan. We focus on native Hawaiian dry forest ecosystemsm and our lessons are based on sciences, culture, conservation, stewardship, arts and traditional Hawaiian crafts. The Future Foresters meet every other Saturday from 8:30am to 12:00pm.

In addition, volunteer days are open to adults and children over the age of 9, younger children may attend with a parent.

To learn more about the Waikoloa Future Foresters, goto the Waikoloa Future Foresters web site or contact Jen Lawson or Beverely Brand at wdfi@waikoloadryforest.org