We are restoring Lake Runanga back to its former health and fostering the return of locally extinct species back into the wetland and adjoining re-established bush.
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Improve inanga spawning and a wetland ecosystem on Cobden Island by re-instatement of former water channels using a hydaulic excavator, followed by riparian plantings, as well as weed and predator control. Also, a total of 56 bird species have been recorded of which 18 are threatened.
Marunui Conservation manages a 423ha property on the southern slopes of the Brynderwyn Hills near Mangawhai. The company was founded for conservation purposes and seeks to protect, enhance and celebrate the natural, historical, visual and recreational values of the land.
The Wakatipu Reforestation Trust was established in 2013 to grow and plant native species in the Wakatipu basin. By 2014 the Trust had set up its nursery in Jardine Park, Kelvin Heights, Queenstown. The Trust works with DOC, the Council, schools, business and other community groups to identify, plant and maintain areas of native plants.
NZ GIS In Conservation (GiC) is a registered charitable organisation set up to foster and support the use of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) by volunteer conservation groups throughout New Zealand.
The purposes of GiC are to:
The Tawharanui Open Sanctuary Society (TOSSI) was formed in 2002 to help the Auckland Council make the open sanctuary project at Tawharanui Regional Park a reality. TOSSI projects include forest and wetland restoration, re-introduction of threatened species, monitoring animals and plants, pest control, our nursery, and development of walking tracks.
Small scale (c 0.5 ha) restoration of lowland and lowland wetland flora on pakihi. Planting from scratch with natives of local provenance wherever possible. The aim is to recreate what was here before land clearance with the whole suite of natives. The "group" is comprised of... the landowner.
Planting, clean up, advocacy