The Waimakariri Water Zone Committee has helped protect four important wetland projects in the zone, thanks to Immediate Steps biodiversity funding.
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Immediate Steps funding has allowed Christoph Schacherer to plant over 2,000 native trees, shrubs and flaxes on his Huntsbury Gully block.
The Te Ara Kākāriki Canterbury Greenways Trust held a ceremony at Glentunnel to mark the planting of its 100,000th seedling.
Explore Canterbury’s world-renowned and unique braided rivers by meeting some of the people restoring their mana.
Six projects in the Upper Waitaki zone have been recommended for $95,000 of Immediate Steps funding supporting environmental values.
Bruce Murphy was recently elected Chair of the Lower Waitaki Water Zone Committee. Read on as he describes what's been going on in the zone.
A $38,500 Immediate Steps funding grant will go a long way in protecting a precious parcel of land in Banks Peninsula forever.
More than 3,000 native trees have been planted in the Port Hills, as part of a Port Hills Park Trust restoration and enhancement project.
Canterbury is to receive $17 million to tackle 400,000ha of wilding pines, generating 171 new jobs and continuing the fight against this invasive pest.
Funded by the National Wilding Conifer Control Programme (NWCCP), work will begin shortly to remove invasive wilding pine infestations on the Benmore Peninsula.
Planting has started along the banks of Cass Bay Stream in a bid to restore habitat for native species and improve the health of the harbour.
Minister of Conservation Eugenie Sage has announced that Pest Free Banks Peninsula will receive over $5M to enable predator eradication and create jobs.