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Community Notices

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

Farewell to the birds, 14 March 2020, Foxton Beach

Where: Manawatū Estuary Bird Reserve Viewing Platform, Dawick Street, Foxton Beach When: 1:30 pm Saturday 14 March 2020. Join the Manawatū Estuary Trust , Dr Phil Battley, Massey University ecologist and coordinator for the international study of migratory birds, and others who will share their knowledge of Hekenga, "Ko te...
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Wellington restoration day 2020: Save the Date

The date, location and theme of this year's Restoration Day has been confirmed. Saturday 6th June, 2020 Samuel Marsden Collegiate School, Karori, Wellington Theme: Birds, Bugs & Lizards Full details of the programme and how to register will...

DOC Community Fund and Community Conservation Hubs funding are Open for Applications February 24

The DOC Community Fund is directed towards practical projects aimed at conserving New Zealand’s indigenous biodiversity. Projects are focused on: protecting and restoring our natural habitats halting the decline of and restoring healthy, sustainable...

Nelson City Council Environmental Grants Scheme

If you are a group or individual working to improve the health of Nelson’s environment, you may be eligible for an Environmental Grant. The final funding round for 2019/20 closes on 30 March. Check out the website for more details.

Native Seed Collection and Propagation

Nelson City Council is running a native seed collection and propagation workshop on Saturday the 29th of Feb 10am to 12 pm at Glenduan Reserve, Hira and would love for you to come along – meeting in the Glenduan Reserve Car park. The workshop will...

Urban Restoration Workshop - Nelson

Nelson City Council and Tasman District Council are co-hosting an Urban Restoration workshop with researchers from the People, City and Nature programme. Researchers from People, Cities & Nature will present the latest science on urban ecology...

Presentation - Kāpiti Coast Biodiversity Project

Jean S Fleming ONZM CRSNZ Professor Emeritus of Science Communication, talks on "The Kāpiti Coast Biodiversity Project" - restoring habitats and bringing people together in nature. Three environmental groups came together under the leadership of the...

Survey Wellingtonians’ bird life awareness

A team of students from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, a university in the United States, working alongside Zealandia Ecosanctuary conducting a research project to gain a better understanding of Wellingtonians' knowledge of bird life, part of this...

Coastal Restoration Trust Post-Graduate Scholarship open for applications

This scholarship is to provide funds to assist an individual with their post-graduate level research to improve knowledge in the field of coastal restoration. The study award is usually $2,000 plus expenses to travel and present at the Coastal...

Department of Corrections Product Catalogue

A catalogue of products that can be purchased from the Department of Corrections has been released. Some example of products included are Traps, weta motels, storage shed and tables. For more information view the product catalogue .

Nominations now open for the Coastal Restoration Award

The award recognises the team work and tenacity to motivate people to work together to achieve “on the ground” results. The award is sponsored by Coastland Plant Nursery. The deadline for nomination for the award is 31 January 2020. If you want to...

Get Outdoors Week | 16-24 November 2019

Get Outdoors Week is about safely and easily exploring New Zealand's great outdoors. Getting outdoors could be going for a bush walk to check traps or going to the beach for a beach clean-up then going for a swim in the sea. For more information and...

Coastal Restoration Trust Conference registration now open

The next Coastal Restoration trust conference is being held in Invercargill 18-20 March 2020 at Transport World. A FREE coastal management workshop will be held the day before the conference (Tuesday 17 March, 9-2:30pm) sponsored by the Department...