The group plants areas that were grass or weeds with plants raised from eco-sourced seed by another volunteer group (Friends of the Waikanae River). We weed the areas we have planted and also earlier plantings and we weed areas of existing bush. We also remove seedlings and saplings of weed trees species including species not native to the local area.
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The area comprises pastoral land, exotic forestry, shrubland, indigenous forest remnants, and streams and adjacent wetlands. Several threatened species are in the area including, North Island Brown Kiwi, Kereru (New Zealand Pigeon) and Kauri Snail. The location is of great historical significance having been the centre of significant events in Maori and Early European history. The aims of the Trust are: Education about and awareness of ecosystems and landscapes Preservation of ecosystems and historic landscapes Planting and protection of trees and other flora Facilitating an environment
The Chelsea Regional Park Association (Inc.), or CHERPA, is a group of individual supporters, neighbours and regular users of Chelsea Estate Heritage Park. The society was first formed to preserve and develop the park as a Regional Park potential for future generations. The park sits on a unique and prominent location, with uninterrupted views across Waitemata harbour to the Auckland harbour bridge and city skyline.
Commercial Jet Boat operator, Matukituki River, MANP. Trap lines in West Wanaka and Bent Burn area over the years, these have now been taken over by others. General eyes and ears in the Matukituki Valley.
Our vision is to bring back the birdsong to the Routeburn and Dart Valleys by creating an inland sanctuary in them. We aim to establish opportunities for business and the public to contribute to funding and implementing biodiversity gains and appreciation in these valleys. We currently focus on the yellowed (mohua), rock wren (piwauwau) and are exploring options for blue duck (whio), kiwi and kaka.
Members One patron (Helen Clark - former PM NZ), 9 trustees, 2 ex-offico trustees from DOC and a part-time exec officer
Mount Tutu Eco-Sanctuary in Bay of Plenty, North Island, New Zealand, between Tauranga and Rotorua, is a Mainland Island Sanctuary, protected by the Queen Elizabeth II National Trust Act 1977 since 1993. The sanctuary exists to protect and educate on New Zealand's natural flora and fauna, with conservation programmes to mitigate the effects of introduced predators on New Zealand's native wildlife. The indigenous wildlife at the sanctuary include bellbird, tui, kereru (wood pigeon), piwakawaka (fantail), ruru (morepork, native owl), pukeko (swamp hen), shining cuckoo (migratory) etc.
Sustainable Paremoremo Group provides a social framework for our local community and strives to generate social connection, harmony and ecological sustainability. The Pare-dise Project is one of many initiatives and programs facilitated by the group and aims to contribute to the NW Wildlink ( regional wildlife corridor) by enhancing the health, connectedness and safety of our natural areas for our wildlife.
Victory over Vermin!
A group of local residents keen to develop a closer connection with their local reserve and help look after it by controlling predators of native birds: rats, stoats, and possums. Many group members also are involved with restoration planting projects throughout the wider trapping project area - some group members have been planting trees in the area for some time. The group is also monitoring pest density using chew cards.
We are a whānau group aiming to produce positive impacts for biodiversity on our property as well as further afield.
We are a school group that participates in weeding , planting and path maintainace within this gully system. We work with our local council in achieving our long term goal of full restoration.We do this every second Sunday of the month and all are welcome.