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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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.
Canterbury farmers are encouraged to look out for and report sightings of the yellow flowering thistle, Saffron Thistle (Carthamus lanatus) to Environment Canterbury.
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.
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.
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…
A prosecution for illegally clearing riverside land in the lower Waitaki has successfully gone through the Alternative Environmental Justice (AEJ) process.
Farmers have completed more than 2000 metres of stock proof fencing to protect biodiversity values on a mixed sheep and beef farm they own.