Can introduced species play a role in restoration? Hugh Wilson of Hinewai Reserve, Banks Peninsula is well known advocate for gorse as a nursery plant for protecting regenerating seedlings. Milnthorpe Park is another interesting experiment.
Vote Kea for Bird of the Year
KEEEEAAAAA! Kea (Nestor notabilis) was named by Maori for the sound of its call. Listen to it here It is the world’s only mountain parrot and found only in the Southern Alps of New Zealand. These sociable and highly intelligent birds are well adapted to their harsh alpine environment. Their curiosity and omnivorous appetite, that they have developed […]
Cynthia is announced as one of The People’s Choice Candidates
The People’s Choice Regional Council Candidate’s Announcement The People’s Choice has selected three strong candidates for the first semi-democratic elections for Environment Canterbury for six years. The People’s Choice is a Labour-affiliated group of people who share the core values of fairness, sustainability and social justice. “We are thrilled with the Regional Council candidates we […]