Get Involved

Contact us with your name, contact information, availability and the type of
volunteer opportunities you are interested in at



Volunteers needed to help survey and/or rescue fallen White Terns ( Email for more information. Surveying involves recording data about eggs, chicks, etc. Rescue involves helping place fallen chicks back on their natal branch and transporting birds to rehab facilities as needed. Both tasks require training.

Volunteers across the islands are invited to join the Kolea Count ( Complete a little count or a big count anytime through March 31st. No training necessary. Big Counts tally all of the kōlea in a park, cemetery, golf course, or other area claimed by kōlea as winter feeding sites. Little Counts are a way to note the arrival, departure, and behavior of a single bird that spends the winter in your backyard, street corner, or school grounds.


Help us share our work with the public by scheduling a presentation at your school, or with your group or organization.

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Become a

Make a difference by joining one of our projects.

Habitat Restoration

Help with Habitat restoration at
Freeman Seabird Preserve (seasonal:
January, February, March).

Intro to Birding

Join us on a bird walk to get training on how birding can help with community science programs (such as the Christmas Bird Count, Hui Manu-o-ku, and Kolea Count)

Provide Support

Help with locating grant
opportunities and grant writing.