The Conservation Society of Pohnpei (CSP) was founded in 1998 by a group of concerned citizens and is the premier conservation organization in the Federated States of Micronesia. CSP aims to increase community involvement in the conservation and management of Pohnpei’s natural resources; to build local capacity through public and private partnerships; to develop alternatives to unsustainable practices; and to promote law and policies that support these objectives.
To live in a safe and clean environment where cultural pride and natural resources are protected, preserved, and balanced with sustainable development.
To preserve and enhance the natural heritage of Pohnpei State by promoting community-led resource management and sustainable development.
- Wahu (Respect)
- Consistency & focus
- Strive for improvement
- Community-driven, locally-led
- Equality: sharing work and leadership
- Partnership / partner-building
- Positive attitude & enthusiasm
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The Conservation Society of Pohnpei, founded in 1998 by a group of concerned citizens, is the premier conservation organization in the Federated States of Micronesia. Over the past 10 years CSP has grown to include 19 staff members and three main program areas: marine, terrestrial and education. Environmental policy, organizational development and capacity building and conservation finance are also integral components to its mission. CSP is supported by over 200 members and partners. The numerous partners that support our efforts include Pohnpei’s business community and private citizens as well as overseas private and government sources.read more
Throughout its lifetime, the Conservation Society of Pohnpei (CSP) has grown to include a staff of 20 full-time and part-time employees who are directly involved in the administration of the organization and/or participate in the activities and projects of its three program areas.read more
The Conservation Society of Pohnpei's management includes a board of ten individuals.read more
The Conservation Society of Pohnpei's annual reports are available for download in portable document format (pdf) on this page.read more
This page contains a listing of publications that the Conservation Society of Pohnpei has been involved in or those that are relevant to the organization's programs.read more