Yes we are rowing an ocean: For the birds
Sometimes when you have a passion for something it takes you to places you never even dreamed you would go. And so, on June 7, 2014 the race begins - 2400 miles across the Pacific from Monterey Bay, California to Honolulu, Hawaii. Entirely powered by human muscle, Mary will be participating in the Great Pacific Race in 2014 as a solo participant. This means that every single mile between Monterey Bay and Honolulu has to be rowed by Mary. It will be a huge test of physical and mental strength, and will take approximately 90 days to complete… read more
Why row an ocean?
Well because Mary is passionate about bird conservation and she believes that Extinction is Optional™. This race is more than a race across the Pacific. It is a venue to raise awareness about issues which are facing avian species and also raise funds to save them. Please visit our Donation page to learn how you can help critically endangered birds in the wild.
Latest News: Request for Proposals
We are now accepting proposals from eligible projects! To download your copy of the 2014 Chirping Central Conservation Grant please click here Proposals are due May 15, 2014, 5pm MST