The fight to eradicate damaging plant pest spartina from the region continues.
News & events
The new Canterbury Regional Pest Management Plan commenced on 1 July 2018.
A popular little lake in the Mackenzie Basin, Lake Poaka, is getting some help to reduce invasive trees that are clogging its shoreline and surrounding wetlands.
Predator Deadpool 2018: What's on the list…
Feral cats, hedgehogs, ferrets. They may look cute and fluffy, but they are among a number of predators killing the
Council accepted the recommendations of a Hearing Panel on the Canterbury Regional Pest Management Plan.
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.
Specially trained detection dogs, Tahi and Nala, were put to work earlier this month in North Canterbury, sniffing out pest plant Chilean needle grass (CNG).
It looks festive when its red berries are in season but cotoneaster is an invasive pest that spreads easily and crowds out native species.
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.
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.