The Hurunui Waiau zone committee responds to a recent Fish & Game media release.
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Farmers have completed more than 2000 metres of stock proof fencing to protect biodiversity values on a mixed sheep and beef farm they own.
Pest trapping, aerial weed monitoring, weta 'motels' and lizard habitats – some of the biodiversity projects students from Lincoln High School are working on.
Funding has been allocated to a wide range of worthy projects, which are already starting to show substantial benefits in terms of water quality.
Some of the smallest residents at the Orari Gorge got a helping hand thanks to a grant from the zone committee’s Immediate Steps biodiversity fund.
Barrhill farmer Malcolm Cairns says the Farm Environment Plan process provides farmers with practical tools to improve both environmental and economic outcomes.
Dryland farmers’ concern is one of equity surrounding nutrient limits in the Hurunui Waiau River Regional Plan.
A delegation from Hurunui farmers to the Hurunui Waiau zone committee raised serious concerns about the future of dryland farming.