Honoree 2015 – Michael Mavrovouniotis

Congrats to Michael Mavrovouniotis for being honored as an outstanding community volunteer!

Name:  Michael Mavrovouniotis

Nominating Organization:  Irvine Ranch Conservancy

Honoree Category:  Animals & Environment

Why Nominated:  Michael Mavrovouniotis has contributed 600 hours to stewardship, citizen science, and interpretation of the Irvine Ranch Natural Landmarks since becoming a volunteer for Irvine Ranch Conservancy in 2013. Often working as a team with his wife, they have helped with everything from native seed production, Tecate cypress and oak restoration, oak health monitoring, and the development of a bird monitoring program to completing a detail analysis of restoration trials. Furthermore, Gretchen and Michael provide ongoing support to public programs such as bird hikes, volunteer training and Full Moon hikes. Their curiosity and insatiable appetite for learning and giving back make them a joy to work with. Their knowledge, experience and leadership are a tremendous asset in supporting the growing appreciation and protect of our open spaces. Thank you Michael!

Please write a note of congratulations below!


20 thoughts on “Honoree 2015 – Michael Mavrovouniotis

  1. Michael, I can’t thank you enough for your all your help on the oak project and everything else you do for the land. Congratulations and keep up the good work!

  2. Congratulations! Thank you for all of your help running the Youth Action Team events! I and the kids have been lucky to have you!

  3. Thank you Michael for all your support. Looking forward to working with you and Gretchen on the raptor program this season!

  4. Michael – Congratulations! You’ve contributed time, expertise and enthusiasm to so many of our projects. Thank you for that. Your volunteer time has directly helped protect the conservation priorities of our wildlands.

  5. Michael –

    From one Mike to another, thanks for everything you do for the land and congratulations on a very well-deserved honor from OneOC.


  6. This is a well-deserved honor and I’m glad you are getting the public recognition you deserve. Thanks for your contributions to IRC programs and the mission!

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