DOC Ranger shows students how to GPS their trap locationPHOTO: Trudi Ngawhare | DOC
Volunteer for DOC or get involved with a community conservation group working with DOC.
How to start, improve or evaluate a conservation project. Get information on guidelines and best practice.
Find activities you can do outdoors, in your garden and with children.
Start one of DOC's online or field based courses; or view resources for teachers on conservation topics.
Get involved in DOC events around the country.
Have your say on issues we are consulting on, and see past consultations.
To interact with or handle wildlife and marine mammals, or use public conservation land other than for personal recreation, you need authorisation from DOC.
Find out about funding sources for community groups and landowners.
Watch a video showing the wide range of people who are getting involved with DOC to look after our special places, plants and animals.
Find out how you can donate to conservation programmes throughout New Zealand.