How You Can Help
There are many ways to help dryland forest communities.
Foremost, is not giving up—no matter how little remains.
You can do this by sharing knowledge and a sense of caring
so that others are more aware of these precious lands.
Planting seeds of hope.
If you are desiring more hands on ways of helping here are just a few suggestions:
- Look at the partners page and website listing of projects and groups to find one that suits you, and then volunteer. Many skills are helpful, from weeding, planting, office work, grantwriting, seed cleaning and research. Programs & Projects page and the Partners page. List of projects and their website links.
- If you're a student, learn more. There are internships and learning opportunities. Two excellent programs are: PIPES and HYCC (Hawaii Youth Conservation Corps)
- If you're a teacher, parent, or mentor—see what kind of outdoor programs or restoration sites welcome volunteers or provide organized opportunities. A few to get you started are:
- If you don't have time, you might have other resources or services to donate to a program of your choice.
Nähelehele, the non-profit that created this website also welcomes your help or donations.
- If you would like to make a tax-deductible monetary donation or grant, please Contact Us.
- If you would like to offer materials or services such as fencing, trail or road construction, watertanks, gloves for volunteers, benches, shade canopies, or tax deductible vehicles; contact us so we can match you with a partner restoration program. New electronic equipment is also helpful for the educational outreach programs. For example: wireless note-book computers for out in the field, gps units, or cameras for learning activities.
Mahalo nui for your help!