Pest management is the control of plants and animals that have a negative impact on our natural environment, which in turn can impact our economy. Pest management is essential to help prevent the spread and impact of pest animals and plants in our region.

Report invasive plant or animal sightings

Spotted something unusual? Help protect Canterbury by reporting your sighting.

We provide regional leadership in pest management for Canterbury through our biosecurity programme. Our approach to pest management is driven by the Canterbury Pest Management Plan 2018-38.