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Dept. of Conservation: Conservation blog
Our Volunteering Manager here at DOC celebrates the conservation efforts from our volunteers and team members on the ground, in the Southern South Island.
Restoration Day takes place in a different location in the Wellington Region each year, encouraging people to look outside their home areas and engage with a wider range of the conservation community.
We are attending Fieldays 2019, showing our agricultural whānau how to take action and get involved in cleaning up waterways, planting trees and caring for our native species.
Not sure how to be a polite hut guest? Follow these tips for ultimate hut etiquette on any tramp.
Visitors to the surrounding Otago beaches may come across sea lions, sometimes unexpectedly. It is best to check that what looks like a log, is not a sleeping sea lion. They can move fast across land when they want to, it is best to give them space.
Emma is a PhD candidate studying Rakiura tokoeka. She took some time out from her researches to head to Shy Lake to help map the territories of our study birds.
The addition of a large pou whenua on Ōtamahua/Quail Island is a welcome sight for tangata whenua, on an island with a long and rich history.
One of Rakiura’s long term volunteers talks about her experience and how it’s helped her understand and get involved in conservation work.
New Zealand’s winters can be harsh, so we must plan and prepare for a myriad of conditions. Here’s a few tips how.
Ashlyn Oswalt has shared her top tips for people who are thinking of taking their doggos on a tramp.