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

DOC Volunteering Team looking for ways to recognise volunteers

The DOC National Volunteering Team are looking for suggestions of creative new ways to acknowledge and express appreciation to volunteers who are contributing so much to conservation. They are keen to hear suggestions for potential ways of recognising volunteers and groups working in the conservation area. Please let them know any ways you have been recognised in the past for the great work you have been doing or suggestions of other ways your work could be acknowledged. Please send your suggestions to [email protected] by end of 8 th October.
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PestFeast is back - Wellington

16 SEPT & 23 SEPT | HARBOURSIDE MARKETS Pest Feast is back for another year! Wander down to the Harbourside Markets from 8.00am to 2.00pm and sample the wild food on offer to celebrate Conservation Week. This event is not to be missed! Find out...

Pest Detective now hosted by BioNet

Pest Detective, an online tool for identifying vertebrate pest field sign, is now hosted by Bionet.NZ. It features over 500 images of droppings, tracks, vegetation damage, kill sign and other clues of 30 pest species. Formerly developed and run by...

Kauri dieback consultation round two open now

The second round of consultation is open now. You have until 12 September 2018 to have your say. Come to one of the public meetings to talk, make a submission, or do both. There are three sections to this consultation. Section one: refreshed...

Great Kererū Count 2018 - 21st September to 30th September

https://www.greatkererucount.nz The Great Kererū Count is NZ’s biggest citizen science project. This project is all about you the community and the participation through citizen science. Each year the number of people participating in the Great...

Funding your restoration project – applications open now!

Greater Wellington Regional Council is looking for passionate conservation groups to apply for the Collaborative Projects Contestable Fund 2018. Applications are open from 28 August – 30 September, and winners will be announced before 1 November...

Plant Conservation Awards: 2018

The New Zealand Plant Conservation Network is now accepting nominations for the 2018 awards. The purpose of these awards is to acknowledge outstanding contributions to native plant conservation. The award categories are: Individual involved in plant...

Rail Safety Week 2018 - Guide For Community Groups working in the Rail Corridor

Rail Safety Week August 13-19 is an annual community awareness initiative led by KiwiRail and TrackSAFE NZ with support from NZTA and regional authorities. The theme for this year is Look Right, Look Left, For Trains - “Whatever your look, always...

Conservation Week 2018 is calling

Conservation Week is happening this year 15-23 September. New Zealand’s wildlife is in crisis with more than 4,000 of our species threatened or at risk. This Conservation Week is about showing how you can help turn this around. The species at risk...

NatureWatch NZ has rebranded

NatureWatch NZ has rebranded to iNaturalist NZ — Mātaki Taiao . Everything is exactly as it was before, but with a new name, a new web address ( https://inaturalist.nz ), and more security. Many of you will already recognise the name iNaturalist as...

Got an idea for a community environmental projects to help grow our natural capital?

The Natural Environment Fund open for applications, we can support projects and activities which help; protect the city's indigenous biodiversity, restore riparian and coastal ecosystems and connect people to nature. In the past Council has...

Te Kāhui Hōrapa Taiao — Conservation Communicators Hui

Date: August 10, 2018 - 08:30 to August 11, 2018 - 04:00 This two-day hui will bring together people who are working and volunteering to tell the stories of Aotearoa’s wildlife and wild places and engage people with conservation. You will hear from...

Planting Days - Matariki Planting - Auckland

When: Fri 27 & Sat 28 July, 9.30am-12.30pm & 1.30pm-4.30pm Where: Puhinui Reserve, Wiri, Auckland Auckland Council and the Mayors Million Trees project are project partners and are organising the event. The event is to be centred around...