Wilding pines, also known as wilding conifers, self-seed from established pine forests. They represent one of the biggest pest management challenges we face in Canterbury, infesting around 25% of the region.
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Rabbit populations commonly increase eight - to tenfold in one season.
Environment Canterbury will tomorrow (3 June) notify for public submissions a Proposal to progress development of a new Canterbury Regional Pest Management Plan.
New thermal detection technology is being used to help track down Bennett's wallabies, one of the most problematic introduced pests in South Canterbury.
Environment Canterbury Council has resolved to notify for public submissions a Proposal to progress development of a new Canterbury Regional Pest Management Plan.
Here's a snapshot of some of the great initiatives being implemented in communities to help protect and restore the natural environment.
Environment Canterbury today announced its approval of a tool for farmers to measure the nitrogen loss rates from their properties. “NCheck” has been approved for use across Canterbury, in limited circumstances.
Environment Canterbury today began a detailed region-wide farming campaign, reminding farmers of their responsibility to meet water quality limits and to help them find out whether they will need a...
Agrecovery, in conjunction with Canterbury Regional Council, will shortly be holding collections for unwanted or expired agrichemicals in the Canterbury region.
Local farmers keen to explore soil best practice - for productivity and the environment - heard from two soil experts and viewed on-farm solutions at a field day near Waimate...
When Southern Zones Manager Michael Hide reflects on what ultimate success in his job would look like, the answer is simple: “That we can get out of people’s lives.”
“Saving the world one day at a time” is what Kevin Heays often tells others of his job as Hurunui-Waiau and Kaikoura Zone manager.