Conservation Partners

Conservation Partners

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The Marianas Avifauna Conservation (MAC) Program

The Marianas Avifauna Conservation (MAC) Program

Marianas Avifauna Conservation (MAC) was initiated by the Honolulu Zoo and collaborators in 2004 to provide the avifauna of the Mariana archipelago with chances for long-term survival by securing populations from the threat of the brown tree snake. The MAC project collaborators are the CNMI Division of Forestry and Wildlife, Pacific Bird Conservation, Honolulu Zoo, St. Louis Zoo, Louisville Zoo, the USFWS and the USGS. To protect CNMI’s 11 native species, techniques are being developed to capture, hold and breed in captivity all of the bird species, and to establish captive populations of selected species that can be reintroduced back to islands in the CNMI when brown tree-snakes have been controlled or eradicated. Birds are also being trans located to islands that are free of the brown tree-snake to establish self-sustaining, satellite populations.

Manoa Cliff Native Reforestation Project

The Manoa Cliff restoration site is a 6-acre area of forest along the Manoa Cliff trail above Honolulu which the Department of Land and Natural Resources fenced in to keep out feral pigs. The all-volunteer restoration project was initiated by UH graduate student Mashuri Waite in 2005 with a permit from Na Ala Hele (responsible for the State trail system). This area was chosen because it still has many interesting native species and is easily accessible to the average hiker on O’ahu. Honolulu Zoo has provided funds to purchase plant seedlings for native lobeliads which are then out-planted along the trail. We also provide volunteers, and funds for miscellaneous small tools and supplies for weeding and removing trees.  There are public volunteer workdays each and every Sunday.

Turtle Conservancy

Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust

The Orangutan Foundation: Lamandau Wildlife Reserve

SANCOB: African Penguin Conservation

Hawaii Wildlife Center

Conservation Council For Hawaii

Wildlife SOS Elephant Conservation Rehabilitation and Rescue

Japanese Giant Salamander Conservation: Hiroshima Flora and Fauna Society

Japanese Giant Salamander Conservation: The Hanzaki Institute

The Tiger Conservation Campaign: AZA Tiger SSP

Komodo Survival Program (KSP) AZA Komodo Dragon SSP

The Mabula Ground Hornbill Project

Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources

Hawaii Department of Agriculture Plant Quarantine

US Fish and Wildlife Service


Partner of the IUCN Species Survival Commission Chair's Office

Amphibian Specialist Group SSC IUCN

Giraffe Conservation Foundation

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