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Citizen scientists can help save freshwater fish

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction DOC is calling on citizen scientists to celebrate World Fish Migration Day, which is 24 October, by downloading an app and...

Survey highlights motivations for time in nature

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction Mental and physical health and a desire to connect with history and nature are among the motivations for time in the...
Mackenzie drylands protection takes step forward

Mackenzie drylands protection takes step forward

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction The legal protection of 11,800 hectares of land as new conservation land is a step towards protecting the fragile drylands of...

Predator Free Rakiura announces million-dollar funding boost

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction The predator free dream for Rakiura/Stewart Island is another step closer to reality after a million-dollar funding boost, the Predator Free...
Corrections returns to Ruatuna

Corrections returns to Ruatuna

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction Department of Corrections’ Community Work Teams have returned to their adopted site at Waikato’s Lake Ruatuna. Date:  03 August 2020 The Community Work Teams,...

Tuatara journey up South Island to Marlborough Sounds’ homeland

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction Seventy-three tuatara have this week winged their way from Invercargill to their natural home in the Marlborough Sounds. Date:  13 November 2020 The Takapourewa/Stephens...
Mental health a key benefit to spending time outdoors

Mental health a key benefit to spending time outdoors

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction The important role nature plays for people’s mental health has been highlighted by conservation leaders internationally – just in time for...

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