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Getting started in estuaries restoration

This page provides useful resources to help you get started with your estuary restoration projects.

For more general information on getting started with restoration go to Getting Started.

Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai (2009)

Just as with restoration of other habitats, preparing a restoration plan is a good idea to provide a framework for your group's project. Guidance on preparing a restoration plan can be found in the restoration plans section of the Resource center.

Restoration resources:

A Beginner's Guide to Wetland Restoration, Greater Wellington Regional Council
Wetland Restoration Guide, Bay of Plenty Wetlands Forum (PDF, 1.04 MB)
What to plant in wetlands, Greater Wellington Regional Council
DOC ‘Our Estuaries’ page
Restoring shellfish beds to harbours and estuaries: A guide for community groups, NIWA (PDF, 1MB)

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