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Community Notices

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

WWF-New Zealand's funding round is now open

WWF run two separate funds in partnership with the Tindall Foundation, supporting Kiwis to get involved in protecting their local environment: Community Conservation Fund This fund is for local community conservation groups based and working in New Zealand, and engaged in hands-on ecological restoration or conservation. Environmental Education Action Fund This fund is for New...
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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...

Bird of the year

The Bird of the year competition is now open for this year until midnight Sunday 10 November. There is a new Single Transferable Voting system this year where you can vote for up to five different birds. The mid-election voting results released on 3...

Avis Budget Group will be launching Operation Clean Drive

This Friday (20 Sep) Avis Budget Group will be launching its clean up initiative called Operation Clean Drive. Avis Budget Group is identifying hotspots throughout the country and holding clean up days where the local team will go out and clean up...