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More native plant species face extinction here in the next decade than anywhere else in the United States. What can you do about it?

A conservation symposium will be presented by the Garden Club of Honolulu on October 18 and 19, 1987 at the Honolulu Academy of Arts Theatre. Co-sponsors are Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden, Waimea Arboretum and Botanical Garden, Bernice P. Bishop Museum, The Nature Conservancy of Hawaii, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Harold L. Lyon Arboretum and Honolulu Botanical Gardens.

Sunday, October 18:

2:30 Puppets on the Path

4:00 Dr. Thomas E. Lovejoy, Executive Vice President of World Wildlife Fund: "The International Significance of Hawaiian Plant Conservation."

Both are free and open to the public.

Monday, October 11

8:30 Registration of $10.00 includes lunch. Twelve speakers for this conservation symposium include sessions on "Why Care about Native Plants?," "Why are we Losing the Hawaiian Flora?," and "What's Being Done to Save Hawaii's Native Plants?" An afternoon panel discussion will be followed by concluding remarks from Dr. Lovejoy at 3:00


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