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Dept. of Conservation: Conservation blog
What is one fish and six fish at the same time? Whitebait are actually the juvenile forms of 6 different native fish species that are migrating back up streams or waterways to develop into adults.
We caught up with Tim, a ranger on the front lines of the Save Our Iconic Kiwi initiative. This is the thirteenth in a series following the work he’s doing to save the Fiordland tokoeka (kiwi).
Marine Ranger Tom MacTavish takes us through the fourth installment in our blog series from the marine reserve monitoring project at Banks Peninsula using baited underwater video.
Friends of Mana Island are celebrating 20 years of restoration work this year. Today we would like to tip our hat to our long-term partners for their immense hard work and dedication to restoring Mana Island.
DOC take the responsibility of protecting other countries’ taonga as seriously as protecting our own. You might have seen a bit of controversy in the news this week over DOC requesting an antique piano have its ivory key tops removed.
The Milson Scout Troop of Palmerston North are on board with the Predator Free 2050 challenge, they are getting stuck in to ridding invasive predators from the Manawatu Gorge.
Today we celebrate and remember. Here’s a small glimpse into the other lives of our rangers this World Ranger Day.
During two weeks in May, seven juvenile shore plover/tūturuatu were translocated to Waikawa Island off Mahia Peninsula. This was the last of two translocation for the year. Local biodiversity ranger Helen Jonas explains what’s involved in keeping this population of rare birds going.
A funding boost has given a Central North Island project a new way to protect the threatened flora species in Paengaroa Scenic Reserve
Motunau Island is the only offshore predator free island in Canterbury. Community ranger Vanessa Mander tells us why ridding the island of boxthorn weeds is important for the sea birds survival.