A collective volunteer effort saw 78 hectares of Arthur’s Pass covered on a mission to cull the harmful purple pest plant, Russell lupin.
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Mycoplasma Bovis is front and centre for many farmers as well as us at Environment Canterbury.
Living Here is sent to all households in the Canterbury region to give residents an overview of what is happening in the region.
Not many people can say they’ve had a bird’s eye view of the Canterbury water situation for almost a decade, but Dr Andy Pearce has seen the good, bad and ugly.
Endangered native birds, including the wrybill, black-fronted tern and black-billed gull have started to return to the Ashley-Rakahuri River for their breeding
Mark Webb has been working as a field officer for over 20 years and worked alongside the Opuha Dam Company to ensure the Opihi River continues to flow.
Half of Timaru’s water supply, and 9 of 12 water schemes in the district are supplied with water from the Opihi River- a fact not many might know.
They may be challenging to catch but the slippery eels surveyed at Wainono Lagoon this month provide us with valuable information. Read more about the Wainono lagoon eel population.
A day in the life of Environment Canterbury's Hydrological Officer, Owen Payne, measuring and monitoring rivers and lake.
Most farmers are committed to achieving their increasingly tight environmental requirements. For many, this will involve completing and adhering to a Farm Environment Plan, and applying for a land use...
Dr Tim Davie, Environment Canterbury's chief scientist explains how Canterbury’s groundwater and river systems work, focusing on the Selwyn catchment.
Strict rules are now in place to ensure that farmers measure and manage the effects of their farming on local water quality.