WMMWP at upcoming local community events in April!

WMMWP will be hosting informational booths at two upcoming Maui community events. If you have ever been interested in conservation in West Maui, please come visit us during these great local events!

Maui County Ag Festival

Date: Saturday, April 7th, 2012

Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

On the first Saturday in April, Maui County Farm Bureau along with the farmers, ranchers and agricultural allies present the annual Maui County Agricultural Festival to share agriculture’s vital role in the economy, environment, and lifestyle of Maui. Held on the lū‘au grounds of Maui Tropical Plantation in Waikapū, this is Maui’s prime event to raise awareness about local agriculture on Maui.

Here’s an event to talk story with the people who grow our food and their industry allies, to discover what agriculture means to our communities and ‘aina, to taste fresh flavors, have fun. Hosted by Maui County Farm Bureau in partnership with Office of Economic Development, and supported by generous sponsors, the festival provides the one-stop experience of the wondrous impact of agriculture in day-to-day life.

WMMWP will be there from 9-4pm with information about West Maui Conservation Initiatives

Maui Nui Botanical Gardens – Ola Ka Honua, Earth Day 2012

MNBG’s annual Earth day Celebration is a free family event focusing on the preservation of native Hawaiian resources and culture. There will be earth friendly information booths, games, cultural demonstrations, great food and entertainment! Native Hawaiian Plants will be made available for purchase. Call 808-249-2798 or email info@mnbg.or for more information or to participate.

Date: Saturday, April 14th, 2012

Time: 9:00AM – 3:00 PM

WMMWP will have a booth at this event as well to teach about native West Maui plants, our forested watersheds and how important a diverse ecosystem is to the health of our communities!