Residents are invited to get involved in a new programme, to make Banks Peninsula pest free.
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The future of native animals and species in Hurunui Waiau is brighter, thanks to nearly $130,000 of funding projects.
Chilean needle grass spread on the rise. Find out what to look out for and help stop the spread of this unwanted pest plant.
Environment Canterbury and others are undertaking controlled application of a herbicide to control the pest plant spartina between 25-29 November 2019.
Pest control efforts in the Canterbury high country are rescuing large areas from colonisation by introduced conifers.
Planting to enhance native vegetation beside the Waimakariri River is creating a “corridor” for native birds and improving biodiversity.
New rules requiring land occupiers to ensure their goats are identifiable and fenced appropriately to prevent them escaping have been introduced.
Schools from around the Selwyn Waihora zone are taking ownership of stretches of river, planting native shrubs and trees on the banks.
Protecting rare and threatened bird species living in the Hurunui and Waiau rivers by controlling southern black-backed gulls.
We need your help spotting and reporting Chilean mayten (Maytenus boaria). Find out how to identify this plant.
The Zone Committee has approved $73,000 – over three years – of Immediate Steps funding towards pest weed control in the Dobson and lower Hopkins Valleys.
Debbie Eddington, Youth Engagement & Education Advisor had the chance to visit the Chatham Islands in a youth engagement and education capacity.