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Waimakariri Ecological and landscape Restoration Alliance (WELRA)

Year Started: 
2008
Contact Person: 
Ray Goldring
E-mail address: 
Group Members: 
12
Address: 
Flock Hill station, DOC estate (Craigieburn Forest Park) Castle Hill Village and Castle Hill Station.
New Zealand

To Control and eliminate wilding pines in the upper Waimakariri/Castle Hill Basins.

Threats to indigenous sub alpine hear fields and grasslands and indigenous invertebrates.

ECan and DOC experts involved.

On-going funding to complete initial control and on-going mopping up.

Affiliates: 
DOC, ECan, Canterbury Environmental Trust, Landowners and University of Canterbury.