Keeping black-billed gulls safe is one of our top priorities and it was disheartening to see that the latest incident has caused great damage to the colony.
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Water is life. Out of a list of crucial tasks and ambitions, managing and nurturing our water is the most important job that Environment Canterbury has.
Flooding can have devastating effects. We have taken significant steps to reduce the risk of potential flood damage and we need to adapt for climate change.
Biosecurity and pest management are our key responsibilities, and working with a range of agencies and the community is key to making progress in this space.
With the rates due to being set early next year, we want to make sure that you can have your say in ensuring that we get the balance right.
Council and working groups focus on deterioration in water clarity of the Opāwaho/Heathcote river and Cashmere stream as part of the five-year compliance plan.
Dealing with legacy issues (hazardous or contaminated sites) is one of the hardest tasks we face as a regional council.
Our experts have just analysed Canterbury's air quality for winter 2020, and the results are pleasing.
Environment Canterbury purchases neighbouring heritage site to protect historical elements and providing options for future development.
Please don’t be shy. We want to hear from you, says Environment Canterbury Chair Jenny Hughey.
In the coming weeks and months the council will concentrate on setting new priorities for the next 10-year plan, says councillor Jenny Hughey.
A new coastal plan for Canterbury will protect biodiversity and also protect communities from hazards, councillors Elizabeth McKenzie and Vicky Southworth say.