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.
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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…
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.
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.
Science Director Stefanie Rixecker discusses the Canterbury Water Management Strategy and its impact on water protection in Canterbury.
South Canterbury farm business people produce food that is consumed across the world and none of this would be possible without water from the Opihi River.
Support and information sessions for farmers to stop the spread of Chilean needle grass.
Report a sighting via the Wallaby geomap. This handy tool enables members of the public to report sightings of wallabies (dead or alive) while out in the bush.
A cultural land management advisor has been appointed to help farmers near Te Waihora understand and comply with new rules designed to protect mahinga kai.