Outstanding services to the environment over several years were acknowledged with awards to three people at yesterday’s Environment Canterbury council meeting.
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A recent funding boost will help local, regional and national stakeholders protect Waiau Toa/Clarence River's bird habitat and rare plant species.
Canterbury is to receive $17 million to tackle 400,000ha of wilding pines, generating 171 new jobs and continuing the fight against this invasive pest.
Conservation week saw NCTIR teaming up with our staff in Kaikōura to carry out some weed busting work at one of the district's wetlands.
Funded by the National Wilding Conifer Control Programme (NWCCP), work will begin shortly to remove invasive wilding pine infestations on the Benmore Peninsula.
Minister of Conservation Eugenie Sage has announced that Pest Free Banks Peninsula will receive over $5M to enable predator eradication and create jobs.
Watch out for new plant pest arrivals on your land so they can be destroyed before they get well-established, Environment Canterbury’s Laurence Smith says.
COVID-relief funding for wilding pines projects is providing a lifeline by employing impacted workers in the hard-hit tourism industry.
Coordinated efforts to search for and control the fast-growing weed Spartina, are having an impact with growth down this season.
A joint project, which includes $10,000 of funding allocated by the Upper Waitaki Water Zone is now underway to manage the invasive rowan tree.
The OTOP water zone committee has announced $41,000 in biodiversity funding to three important projects in the area.
Fledgling survival rates of endangered black-fronted terns have dramatically risen in Kaikōura. Watch our new video showing how it happened.