Creating a step-change in effort in the regeneration of freshwater, marine and terrestrial biodiversity
There are four strategic programmes of work in this portfolio:
More information is contained in the Canterbury Biodiversity Strategy, under the work in our ten water zones, and under pest management.
Canterbury’s landscapes and waterways are home to some of New Zealand’s unique flora and fauna. Some of these indigenous species thrive…
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Creating a step-change in effort in the regeneration of freshwater, marine and terrestrial biodiversityhttps://www.ecan.govt.nz/about/your-council/about-us/operation-principles/biodiversity-and-biosecurity/
The Waimakariri Water Zone Committee supports biodiversity funding for Oxford wetland to protect several types of flora including species of pygmy mistletoe.https://www.ecan.govt.nz/get-involved/news-and-events/zone-news/waimakariri/oxford-wetland-to-be-protected/
Updated 17 May 2021https://www.ecan.govt.nz/your-region/your-environment/water/essential-freshwater-package/essential-freshwater-package-and-canterbury-rules-faqs/
We are collating responses to the most frequently asked questions on the Essential Freshwater package – from farmers in particular. More FAQs will be added as responses become available – and responses may be modified in light of any new information or advice received.
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More than $40,000 of Immediate Steps Biodiversity funding allocated to wetland protection and restoration projects in Kaikōura.https://www.ecan.govt.nz/get-involved/news-and-events/zone-news/kaikoura/wetland-work-continues-in-kaikoura/
At the March 2019 Zone Committee meeting, we recommended $81,855 of Immediate Steps funding be approved for three projects.https://www.ecan.govt.nz/get-involved/news-and-events/zone-news/christchurch-west-melton/christchurch-immediate-steps-funding-approved-for-three-projects/
The partners of the Whaka-Ora Healthy Harbour plan have signed a new memorandum of understandinghttps://www.ecan.govt.nz/get-involved/news-and-events/2019/ongoing-commitment-signed-for-whaka-ora-healthy-harbour/
The eels that live in Wainono Lagoon are not of the electric variety but the dinghy that Environment Canterbury has certainly is.https://www.ecan.govt.nz/get-involved/news-and-events/zone-news/lower-waitaki/electric-dinghy-goes-live-at-wainono/
Construction and planting at Ahuriri Lagoon is now complete and the wetland is beginning to function.https://www.ecan.govt.nz/get-involved/news-and-events/zone-news/selwyn-waihora/wetland-bringing-back-a-piece-of-native-canterbury/
Evan Smith, environmental extraordinaire, has his efforts celebrated by becoming the latest Stormwater Superhero.https://www.ecan.govt.nz/get-involved/news-and-events/zone-news/christchurch-west-melton/local-stormwater-superhero-awarded-for-his-efforts/
A QEII covenant and funding from Fonterra is helping to protect one of the best examples of a coastal scarp wetland in Kaikōura.https://www.ecan.govt.nz/get-involved/news-and-events/zone-news/kaikoura/covenant-and-industry-funding-helps-protect-coastal-scarp-wetland/