Environment Canterbury has received the approvals required for the importation and release of the new rabbit haemorrhagic virus disease strain, RHDV1 K5.
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Specially trained detection dogs, Tahi and Nala, were put to work earlier this month in North Canterbury, sniffing out pest plant Chilean needle grass (CNG).
Environment Canterbury is calling for reports of sightings of pest plant purple loosestrife on Banks Peninsula, following the discovery of a large new infestation in Prices Valley.
It looks festive when its red berries are in season but cotoneaster is an invasive pest that spreads easily and crowds out native species.
Environment Canterbury's Biosecurity team is part of a team trialling an innovative approach to detect the pest plant Chilean needle grass (CNG).
Monitoring has identified relatively large amounts of a potentially toxic planktonic (free floating) cyanobacteria in Saltwater Creek at Coonoor Road. Community and Public Health have therefore issued a health warning...
The Co-Governors of Te Waihora / Lake Ellesmere (Environment Canterbury, Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, Selwyn District Council and Christchurch City Council) today reported the achievements of the first five...
A new book produced by the Chatham Islands Council and Environment Canterbury aims to highlight the key pests that threaten the Islands’ unique natural values, and help locals identify and...
Canterbury farmers are encouraged to look out for and report sightings of the yellow flowering thistle, Saffron Thistle (Carthamus lanatus) to Environment Canterbury.
Environment Canterbury will resume its trapping programme at the Ashburton River mouth following an internal review focused on safety.
It’s early in the Chilean needle grass season, but plants are already in full flower across Canterbury.