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Summary

The Smithsonian Office of Biological Conservation is established, with Edward S. Ayensu as director. The responsibility of this office is to coordinate the various environmental conservation activities already in progress in the Institution and encourage a variety of new projects related to environmental conservation, especially within the area of staff interest. The office comes under the Assistant Secretary for Science.

Subject

  • Ayensu, Edward S
  • Smithsonian Office of Biological Conservation

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Torch, 12/1978, p. 4

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1978

Topic

  • New Offices
  • New Programs

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