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History

1960s

  • Membership increases and includes representatives of diverse organizations across the state
  • Presents CCH’s first conservation award to George C. Munro, Lāna‘i Ranch manager and conservationist
  • Raises awareness about suburbanization and growth in Hawai‘i following statehood in 1959 and promotes public parks, proper soil conservation, and land stewardship
  • Supports passage of Act 187—the State Zoning Law or “Greenbelt Law,” which establishes a statewide land-use classification system for agricultural, urban, and conservation lands
  • Provides a venue to discuss the impacts of introduced mammals to native species, watersheds, and agricultural lands.
  • Hosts the first Annual Conservation Conference, entitled “Outdoor Recreation and Conservation in National, State, and City & County Parks and Forest Areas,” in 1962 in Honolulu
  • Hosts a second Annual Conservation Conference, “Progress and Planning for Hawai‘i’s Future”; Governor John Burns addresses the conference

Highlights from 60 Years of Protecting Hawaiian Wildlife and Wild Places

1950s   1960s    1970s   1980s   1990s   2000s


 

 
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