We are a group of volunteers under keen to bring back native biodiversity to Lincoln. The group includes: Sue Jarvis, Mike Bowie, Ralph Scott, Sue Allen, Gordon
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Friends of Whatipu (FOW) is a group of about 75 people who have knowledge of and links with the Whatipu area and have resolved to act as guardians of the area, helping to preserve its special character, and where possible assist the Auckland Council.
Whatipu wetlands, beach and dunes is a 'scientific reserve". The landscape is one of the most outstanding natural areas of the Auckland region.
The project is aiming to remove willows from the wetland and restore the natural habitat of flax, raupo and lowland forest. The project is being run by Nelson /Marlborough Fish and Game in conjunction with the NZ Game Bird Habitat Trust.
Restoration of wetlands and stream.
Protection of all native species by on-going predator and weed control.
A project to establish a walking track was commenced on this reserve in 2009 and on completion the focus turned to removing predators in order to protect and nurture the endangered fernbird as well as encourage the re-population of this forest remnant which had been mined, felled and farmed till the 1950s.
With the assistance and support of DOC and WRC trapping lines have become established, thousands of wilding pines have been removed, and by 2016 over 4500 native trees have been planted to kickstart forest cover and provide a food source for returning native birds.
Provide secure habitat for flora and fauna inside a pest proof fence.
The Whangawehi Community (represented by Tangata Whenua, landowners, District and Regional Council) share a desire to maintain or improve the different cultural, ecological, recreational & economical values of the Whangawehi Catchment. Central to this aim is the need to address water quality issues & the loss of habitat for important freshwater & estuarine species.
Waitakere / West Auckland branch of Forest & Bird. Volunteers of our branch organises monthly Third Thursday Talks, field trips and projects in our area: Ark in the Park (in partnership with Auckland Council), Matuku, Te Henga Wetland, the Tai Haruru lodge in Piha, outreach projects and events.
We are landowners or residents on the Takatu Peninsula.
The Group's purpose is to preserve and conserve the natural environment in this region. In particular to support and extend the work achieved at the Tawharanui Open Sanctuary. There are several community groups operating under the umbrella Group, including at Baddleys/ Campells Bays, Christian/Waikauri Bays and Buckletons Bay. Our current priorities are stoat and weed control, and restoration of a significant wetland area.