There are hundreds of conservation groups working with DOC, or working independently around the country – from restoring forests, coasts and wildlife to managing huts, tracks and historic places. 

Many of these groups have large-scale restoration and biodiversity recovery as their aims, while others focus on a particular endangered species. You can help through active participation (e.g. checking a trap line) or perhaps providing some administrative or financial help.

Get involved with an existing group or start your own.

You can also volunteer for a DOC project, or assist DOC partnerships on endangered species management and other conservation projects.

 

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Contacts

To find out how you can get involved in conservation activities near you, contact your local DOC office