Six projects in the Upper Waitaki zone have been recommended for $95,000 of Immediate Steps funding supporting environmental values.
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Bruce Murphy was recently elected Chair of the Lower Waitaki Water Zone Committee. Read on as he describes what's been going on in the zone.
A $38,500 Immediate Steps funding grant will go a long way in protecting a precious parcel of land in Banks Peninsula forever.
More than 3,000 native trees have been planted in the Port Hills, as part of a Port Hills Park Trust restoration and enhancement project.
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.
Funded by the National Wilding Conifer Control Programme (NWCCP), work will begin shortly to remove invasive wilding pine infestations on the Benmore Peninsula.
Planting has started along the banks of Cass Bay Stream in a bid to restore habitat for native species and improve the health of the harbour.
Minister of Conservation Eugenie Sage has announced that Pest Free Banks Peninsula will receive over $5M to enable predator eradication and create jobs.
Mt Fyffe farmers have received funding to protect a recently mapped wetland home to plant species rarely found on New Zealand's East Coast.
Canterbury will benefit from $15.5 million in govt funding for flood protection measures.
Four projects in the Banks Peninsula Water Zone have received funding to help with fencing to exclude stock and protect native biodiversity.
Year two of a three-year project has further protected Glen Lyon Station, near Lake Ōhau, from invasive weeds.