Stephen King (conservationist)


Stephen King (conservationist)

Stephen King is a New Zealand conservationist.

He is well known for his tree top protest in the Pureora Forest in order to halt native forest logging during campaigning in the 1970s and 1980s. King also is involved in the protection of kauri trees in the Waipoua Forest.

King is one of the patrons of the New Zealand Trust for Conservation Volunteers [ [http://www.conservationvolunteers.org.nz/cms/static/about/ New Zealand Trust for Conservation Volunteers] ] and is one of the founding trustees of the Waipoua Forest Trust.

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