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October 5, 2017

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On Hawaii's Waianae Coast, some residents want a PA to protect archaeological sites, Native Hawaiian cultural practices

Glen Kila’s family has defended parts of the Waianae Coast from development for generations. The family traces its genealogy to the aboriginal inhabitants of the area.

They consider one of their most sacred sites to have been under threat by foreign developers and mainland owners since the 1980s.

Palmer takes over GWS helm

Jennifer Palmer officially took on the duties of GWS Executive Director in early April at the GWS2017 Conference in Norfolk. A conservation scientist, educator, and wildlife biologist, Jennifer has worked across the U.S.

Jennifer Palmer Appointed New Executive Director of the George Wright Society

Jennifer Palmer, a conservation scientist, educator, and wildlife biologist, has been announced as the new Executive Director of the George Wright Society.

Reynolds, Thomsen gain seats on Board of Directors

David Reynolds and Jennifer Thomsen are the newest members of the Board of Directors.