There’s a significant effort in Canterbury to manage and reduce nitrate levels in groundwater.
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The 2017 update to nitrate levels in shallow groundwater across Canterbury shows little change across most districts, with three new high-risk areas and one area that has gone from high…
Terry Hewitt has had an amazing career but he says he now loves helping farmers comply with environmental regulations. He talked to Tony Benny.
Environment Canterbury is calling for landowners to help stop the spread of yellow bristle grass, an aggressive annual seeding plant which spreads rapidly through pasture, reducing pasture quality.
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…
There are limits and strict rules around when and how much water irrigators can use.
Environment Canterbury's Biosecurity team is part of a team trialling an innovative approach to detect the pest plant Chilean needle grass (CNG).
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.
Support and information sessions for farmers to stop the spread of Chilean needle grass.
The Wallaby geomap is live! This handy tool enables members of the public to report sightings of wallabies (dead or alive) while out in the bush.
More than 4000 native plants have been planted along the Ohapi Creek waterway to help safeguard the water quality of the creek and improve the habitat for native species, as…