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Free Forest Tours at Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park

November 11, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - November 12, 2019 @ 8:30 am HST

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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Monday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Every Monday morning from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m, learn about rare native Hawaiian rain forests, and specifically Niaulani rain forest, in VAC’s guided rain forest tour. Visitors learn about Niaulani’s overall ecological importance as one of the last old-growth koa and’ōhi’a rain forests, VAC’s role in its protection and restoration, the continual threats to its integrity, how Hawaiian plant and animal species have closely evolved with one another, how native species have evolved to be different from their colonizing ancestors, and ethnobotanical uses of Hawaiian flora.

These hour-long walks take place rain or shine along an easy, level gravel trail. Reservations are not required but are appreciated for groups of five or more. Be prepared for rain in the rain forest.

Donations are warmly appreciated, as they help VAC’s rain forest restoration and education efforts.

Photo: Volcano Art Center/Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park

Details

Start:
November 11, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
End:
November 12, 2019 @ 8:30 am
Event Category:
Event Tags:
educational adventure
Website:
http://volcanoartcenter.org/rain-forest/tours/

Venue

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
1 Crater Rim Drive
Volcano, HI United States
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