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Monitoring bats in Whirinaki

By   /  January 27, 2018  /  24/7 News, Bats, Bay of Plenty, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, monitoring, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Monitoring bats in Whirinaki

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Monitoring bats in Whirinaki By Neil Robert Hutton – Community Ranger, Department of Conservation Christmas was fast approaching and most people were anticipating Santa’s reindeer; however, in the Whirinaki Te Pua-a-Tane Conservation Park, Department of Conservation rangers were on the lookout for another sort of […]

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Second Nature: An update from Nicola Toki

By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Bats, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Kakapo, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Second Nature, threatened species, Threatened Species Ambassador, threatened species strategy  /  Comments Off on Second Nature: An update from Nicola Toki

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Second Nature: An update from Nicola Toki It has been a while since I’ve written an edition of Second Nature, but it’s fair to say that the world of protecting threatened species never stands still.  The last month alone has seen huge momentum in setting […]

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Monitoring Maruia Valley’s long-tailed bats

By   /  May 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Bats, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, long-tailed bat, Native animals, New Zealand Government, pekapeka, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Monitoring Maruia Valley’s long-tailed bats

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Monitoring Maruia Valley’s long-tailed bats By Lauren Kelley, Community Ranger Each January and February, a team of biodiversity staff from the Māwhera/Greymouth office monitors long-tailed bats in the Maruia Valley. They start by putting out free-standing harp traps to catch lactating females (new mothers). Free-standing harp […]

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