Art conservation is not a role you would usually associate with environmental planning but in South Canterbury this has become an important focus of the local water zone committee.
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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 popular recreational area on South Canterbury’s Waihao River, the Black Hole, is to undergo a collaborative restoration project to improve its water quality.
As part of the Healthy Catchment Project, the Orari-Temuka-Opihi-Pareora (OTOP) Water Zone Committee held a workshop for the public to engage in an early input into water management and healthy…
Mudfish, eels, weeds and willows have been the recent focus of the team working at Wainono Lagoon on Te Rūnanga o Waihao’s Te Mana O Te Wai Project.
Timaru’s Saltwater Creek is well-known to locals as a great spot for a walk or a bike ride and is home to the local rowing club, as well as native…
Environment Canterbury today reported good progress on collaborative efforts to protect Canterbury’s iconic braided rivers.
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Farmers have completed more than 2000 metres of stock proof fencing to protect biodiversity values on a mixed sheep and beef farm they own.
Funding has been allocated to a wide range of worthy projects, which are already starting to show substantial benefits in terms of water quality.
Some of the smallest residents at the Orari Gorge got a helping hand thanks to a grant from the zone committee’s Immediate Steps biodiversity fund.
Barrhill farmer Malcolm Cairns says the Farm Environment Plan process provides farmers with practical tools to improve both environmental and economic outcomes.