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Community Notices

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

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 Restoration Trust Conference. The deadline for applications is 31 January 2020. For more information and application form go to Coastal Restoration Trust website.
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Talking up a Storm for native species

“[Our species] are our national monuments. They are our Tower of London, our Arc de Triomphe, our pyramids. We don’t have ancient architecture that we swoon over in wonder, but what we do have is something that is far, far older than that. No one...

Moths and Butterflies of NZ Trust looking for Gahnia spp. and Chionochloa spp.

The Moths and Butterflies of NZ Trust is about to embark on Stage 2 of the Forest Ringlet Project, to help restore numbers of this endemic butterfly (which not many people know even exists... and it's the only one of its genus). They would like to...

WWF funding rounds open 2 September to 11 October 2019

Please note that the name of the Habitat Protection Fund has been changed to the Community Conservation Fund. This does not affect the objectives and priorities of the fund. Go to the Community Funding Page on the WWF website for more information...

Wellington Restoration Day 2019: videos and slides from the day

Climate Change and Consciousness - Our legacy for the Earth Jenny Rowan Slides (.pdf, 2.9MB) Creating Nature Connections Liana Stupples Video Does Predator Control Benefit Invertebrate Communities? Jim O'Malley Slides (.pdf, 0.2MB) Estuaries the...

New Zealand Biosecurity Awards

Have you been involved in a school or community group project that supported biosecurity in New Zealand? Has your mahi helped to increase Māori capability and capacity in the biosecurity system? Has your organisation developed new systems,...

South Westland Coastal Clean-up

The South Westland Coastal Clean up Team are recruiting volunteers to aid clean-up efforts in the Fox Riverbed from Monday the 17 June 2019. They currently have capacity for 30 volunteers although they are hoping to scale up in the following weeks...

Support for environmental innovators

A new innovation programme will provide environmental innovators with the support they need to help turn their ideas and start-up ventures into reality. Called 9Wire, the WWF-led programme was launched in late May and applications close on 8 th July...

Freshwater Hui 7 June 2019 - Lower Hutt

Are you involved in caring for or managing freshwater spaces around your community? Come along to the Freshwater Hui, ki te Upoko o te Ika a Maui on Friday, 7th of June 2019 to connect, collaborate, share stories and learn from the experts on all...

Environment Aotearoa 2019 report was released

Today the Environment Aotearoa 2019 report was released by the Ministry for the Environment and Stats NZ. This report highlights the most pressing environmental issues Aotearoa is facing. We are proud to be an Action Partner as part of the report’s...

Kauri Science Series - Auckland

Auckland Council invites you to the Kauri Science Series, a series of one-hour talks focussing on the science around kauri dieback, and some of the work going on around New Zealand to find out more about the disease, its impact and tools to fight it...

Half Day Trapping Workshops - Auckland

If you are new to trapping and want to begin in your backyard or a small reserve, then these workshops are for you! This half-day workshop looks at a range of tools for trapping possums, rats and stoats and is being offered by Auckland Council and...

Wellington Restoration Day Blog #3 Jim Dahm – Key Note Speaker Restoration Day 2019

Jim is an applied coastal scientist with over 30 years experience. He specialises in providing advice on coastal adaptation, restoration, hazard assessment and management, and estuarine environments. At over 300 sites around the New Zealand...