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The Government is providing $90,000 from the Community Conservation Partnership Fund to support the Kea Conservation Trust, Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today.
Twelve men and women of Ngāti Pāhauwera descent are celebrating this week after graduating from the Māori Conservation Foundation Course.
Local conservation projects were well underway, when the successful applicants of the Community Conservation Partnership Fund were announced last week.
The backcountry, its huts and tracks are our inheritance and DOC is working with the New Zealand Outdoor Recreation Consortium to look after and maintain New Zealand’s back country facilities.
The SMART programme aims to promote responsible behaviour around dolphins, whales and seals by commercial boat operators.
The Foliar Browse Index method uses ground-based assessment of permanently marked plant indicator species to determine the impact of possums on forest trees/mistletoes and their response to possum control.
A collective of six marae on the East Coast is to receive funding to help restore ecosystems within their hapu.
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Tighter regulations have come into effect governing the international trade in eight shark species and manta rays.
Rotorua's Hamurana Springs will see 600 native trees planted there this weekend. Volunteers are welcome to help.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed between the Owhango Residents and Ratepayers Incorporated Society (ORRIS), the Department of Conservation (DOC) and the Ruapehu District Council (RDC).
Hunters, anglers, trampers and rafters are being asked to keep their eyes out this spring for one of our most striking native plants, the critically endangered kakabeak.
Submissions due: 12 October 2014
Abel Tasman Sea Shuttle Ltd has applied to amend their permit to operate commercial tours to view marine mammals from a motorised vessel in the Abel Tasman operational area, from Stephens Bay to Separation Point including within 300 m of Tonga and Pinnacle islands.
Auckland community groups with projects ranging from early childhood education to habitat restoration and pest control have been granted more than $690,000 from the Department of Conservation's new Community Conservation Partnerships Fund.
The Toroa Award is open to all schools and youth groups in Coastal Otago area, and recognises the work of students who engage their community in an environmental project.
This Regulatory Impact Statement has been prepared by the Department of Conservation to provide an analysis of options to undertake the next statutory steps in the creation of five marine reserves on the West Coast South Island.
New Zealand fur seals being sighted on Coromandel beaches over the past couple of weeks are merely resting up and don’t need any human assistance, the Department of Conservation says.
More than 100 local residents and conservation volunteers joined with Te Kopua Iwi at Kakepuku Mountain Historic Reserve on Saturday (6 September) to celebrate the opening of a new track and visitor facilities.
The Department of Conservation recently published the threat classification for New Zealand’s freshwater invertebrates.
Five new marine reserves were officially opened today by Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith on the West Coast of the South Island to protect a range of marine ecosystems for conservation, science and recreation.
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