Bret Nainoa Mossman
Bret is the Avian Technician for the Hawai’i Island Natural Area Reserve System. He has strong experience with native Hawaiian forest birds, seabirds, and natural resources management. Bret has volunteered with a variety of organizations, including the Hawaiʻi Wildlife Centers’ Hawaiʻi Island Festival of Birds, the Friends of Hakalau, and Audubon societies on the mainland. He has experience with successful social media campaigns and fundraising for conservation, and we are looking forward to his input on CCH’s science, advocacy and community engagement efforts. Bret has an undergraduate degree in wildlife ecology and management from Utah State University and is currently finishing his masters’ degree in Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo, studying ākiapōlāʻau.