All new planting plans need local and regional council approval, to make sure the land, plan and plants are suitable for planting.
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We have released new guidelines for Farm Environment Plan auditors regarding winter forage crop grazing and wet weather management.
The Soil Conservation and Regeneration (SCAR) programme, which aims to support landowners with erosion-prone land, has completed its first year.
We are supporting industry initiatives to ensure farmers follow good winter grazing practice and if needed, seek advice as early as possible.
Environment Canterbury has a significant head-start in working with the Government’s new freshwater reforms, as councillor Claire McKay writes.
The Mackenzie Basin Agency Alignment Programme has welcomed the government's announcement of further funding for wilding pine control.
Nitrate contamination in waterways is cause for concern for everyone in Canterbury.
Farmers in the Ahuriri catchment recently met to discuss irrigation management with the goal of operating farms sustainably now and in the future.
Wetlands with a high ecological value around Kaikōura are being identified as part of a push to protect and enhance them throughout the district.
Jenny Hughey, Chair for Environment Canterbury, about lowering greenhouse gases and nutrient pollution.
Kaikōura farmers are given the opportunity to see how they will do in their audit checks.
Proactive improvement to farming practices has seen 89 percent of Waimakariri Irrigation Limited (WIL) shareholders achieve an A or B FEP audit score.