STEPS’ major objective is to protect and enhance Waitītiko Meola Creek, Roy Clements Treeway, local reserves, and the underlying aquifer. Our main activities include restoration planting, weeding, water quality monitoring and water quality advocacy. If you would like to join or support STEPS please contact us.
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Mt Chocolate is located in Clifton, Invercargill, New Zealand. It is the home of Tracy and Mike Peters.
A family home and the Redworks art studio is being built on the site to be surrounded by native bush and wetland.
A Community group to conserve and enhance the Wairaki Stream and environs, including the Wairaki Stream, Lynfield Reserves and Lynfield Cove areas.
A group of volunteers undertaking predator control in public conservation land near Reefton. The catchment consists of red and hard beech, kamahi and rimu forest common on the lower slopes, and mountain beech, southern rata, kamahi and rimu forest common on the rounded hill tops.
Pukaha Mount Bruce is under the guardianship of a strong partnership between the Pukaha Mount Bruce Board, Rangitane o Wairarapa and the Department of Conservation. We share a common vision to restore this place to its natural, tranquil beauty and restore the forest’s legendary dawn chorus.
Our group is working towards making Waima to Laingholm pest free. Our initial efforts have been focused on possum control, with the intention to use this as a base to expand to control of other pests. The control area encompasses approximately 800 Hectares, with a 50/50 split between Public and Private land owners.
The Drayton Reserve Volunteers, a group of about 120 locals, started in April 2016 with the aim of working with the Council to return the Drayton Reserve to its original forest and other vegetative cover, for conservation, passive recreation and educational purposes, especially for the local community.
Volunteers meet every Tuesday (North side of the Hunua Ranges) or every Wednesday (South side of the Hunua Ranges) to check traps and bait stations to help the increasing kokako population there as well as other endangered birds and frogs.
We are a new community group formed with the vision of restoring our native birds to the Eastern Bays of Auckland. By removing pests and creating bird friendly habitat, we aim to create an urban sanctuary alive with bellbirds, kaka, and kakariki.