In the following video, KFBRP’s leader, Lisa “Cali” Crampton and Teya Penniman introduce the Birds not Mosquitos Initiative. Cali will introduce you to Kauaʻi’s forest birds and update you on their status and threats, along with strategies to combat these threats. Her and Teya also provide a timeline for the implementing these strategies on Kauaʻi. The Birds not Mosquitos Initiative is a partnership with numerous organizations to help prevent forest bird extinction in Hawaiʻi. One of the most important topics that is covered in the video below is how to adapt strategies that are being used to control the spread of mosquito-borne human diseases and apply them to address mosquito-borne diseases that threaten bird populations here in Hawaiʻi.