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This page provides up-to-date notices about ecological restoration in New Zealand.

Auckland Council grant applications open

Auckland Council is pleased to inform you of a new opportunity to support community-led conservation in the Auckalnd region through a new Community Coordination and Facilitation Grant Programme that is now open. This grant will support community-led Pest Free Auckland and regional biodiversity outcomes. The grant is funded through the natural environment targeted rate and we encourage you to apply if your community group/organisation, iwi or school meet the criteria. The purpose of this grant is to help increase delivery of Pest Free Auckland and regional biodiversity outcomes by: providing...
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DOC Community Fund - opening 25 February 2019

This fund supports community-led conservation projects on public and private land. The fund is directed towards practical projects aimed at conserving New Zealand’s indigenous biodiversity. Projects are focused on: protecting and restoring our...

Coastal Restoration Trust of New Zealand conference 2019: Living with dynamic shorelines

This year's Coastal Restoration Trust of New Zealand's conference will be based in Warkworth, Wednesday to Friday 27-29 March. The theme is Living with Dynamic Shorelines. There will be an abundance of information sharing by coastal scientists,...

Auckland Community Ecological Monitoring Guide now live

The first version of the Auckland Community Ecological Monitoring Guide is now available on Knowledge Auckland. The Monitoring Guide is intended to help those involved with monitoring to select the best methods for achieving outcomes with managing,...

NZ Landcare Trust Survey

NZ Landcare Trust is undertaking a short on-line survey for landcare and environmental groups. The survey should only take ten minutes or so. If you are interested click on the survey link below. NZ Landcare Trust Survey

New Zealanders make over 10,000 observations during iNaturalist NZ’s Neighbourhood Nature Nosey for Conservation Week

iNaturalist NZ — Mātaki Taiao ran a nationwide bioblitz, getting New Zealanders off their couches to find as many different species as they could in their neighbourhood. Observations were aggregated regionally to build a picture of urban nature...

Request for untangling bind weed from plants by Te Pahu Landcare group

The Te Pahu landcare group consists of volunteers who hold annual planting days along the Kaniwhaniwha stream, and monthly weeding sessions along the Nikau walkway, among other things. During Conservation Week 2018, we planted some native plants in...

Practical Field Botany

During eight consecutive days in summer, this intensive field course at the Cass field station in the Southern Alps prepares you for careers in field biology, ecology, conservation and taxonomy. You will learn how to document, identify, collect and...

Bird Rescue 101 - Waiheke Island

Part day workshop 9th December (10am to 3pm) Cost is $80 A part-day workshop focusing on core skills for bird handling, care and rehabilitation. The main focus is a hands-on workshop with demonstrations and a chance to practice vital skills...

Volunteer/Community working bee - Catchpool Campground, Wainuiomata

Department of Conservation Location: Catchpool Campground, Amenity Area and Education Centre Dates: Tuesday 27 th November 2018 And / Or Wednesday 28 th November 2018 And / Or Thursday 29 th November 2018 Time: 9am to 4pm each day BBQ lunch provided...

New Zealand Ecological Society conference

This year the New Zealand Ecological Society conference is in Wellington at Victoria University running from 26-29 th November, 2018. Anyone with a professional or amateur interest in ecology is welcome to attend. Full conference and single-day...

Volunteer/Community working bee - Catchpool Valley Visitor Center, Remutaka Forest Park

At : Catchpool Campground, Amenity Area and Education Centre Date: Saturday 27 th October 2018. Time: 9am to 4pm BBQ provided. The work is mostly painting buildings and floors in the Campground and Amenity Area, and a variety of maintenance work...

Wild Kiwi Family Day at Catchpool Valley Visitor Center, Remutaka Forest Park

Sunday 9 December | Everyone welcome Catchpool Valley Visitor Center, Remutaka Forest Park Celebrating 30 years of dedicated work in Remutaka Forest Park. Come and join us to celebrate from 10am, finishing at 2pm. The funds raised from the day will...