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).
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Six new members to the Orari Temuka Opihi Pareora (OTOP) Water Zone Committee and the Lower Waitaki South Coastal Canterbury Water Zone Committee are helping to protect and improve the…
A consent to bottle water in Belfast has been granted.
Bill Bayfield, Environment Canterbury’s CEO, outlines some of the actions being taken by the regional council to protect and improve our precious water resources.
There are limits and strict rules around when and how much water irrigators can use.
A company has been consented to backfill an existing quarry with up to five per cent asbestos containing material.
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).
Strict rules are now in place to ensure that farmers measure and manage the effects of their farming on local water quality.
Canterbury farmers are encouraged to look out for and report sightings of the yellow flowering thistle, Saffron Thistle (Carthamus lanatus) to Environment Canterbury.
A scientific investigation into potential groundwater movements under the Waimakariri River predicts a long-term increase in the level of nitrate.
Science Director Stefanie Rixecker discusses the Canterbury Water Management Strategy and its impact on water protection in Canterbury.