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Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Guest post from Ranger Anne

By   /  December 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Animal pests, Breeding, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DJF, DOC ranger, Environment, Fiordland, Fiordland Kiwi Diaries, KB, KB, kiwi, Native animals, native birds, New Zealand Government, Pest control, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Guest post from Ranger Anne

Source: Department of Conservation We’re on the front lines of the Save Our Iconic Kiwi initiative. This is the seventeenth in a series following the work being done to save the Fiordland tokoeka (kiwi). Our ranger Tim and his team have been studying the population of kiwi at Shy Lake to find out how to best protect them from predators […]

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Banded Dotterel Nesting Season – Finding the near unfindable

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, birds, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DJF, Environment, KB, KB, Native animals, native birds, nesting, New Zealand Government, Predator control, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Banded Dotterel Nesting Season – Finding the near unfindable

Source: Department of Conservation “It sat down, it sat down!” This is the exclamation of an excited birder looking for banded dotterel/pohowera nests. It’s breeding season and its time figure out if our new predator cages will work to help boost nesting success. Ever tried looking for a nest? If you have no patience, forget […]

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Hopelessly addicted inventor saving native birds with AI

By   /  March 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AI Day, Business, Cacophony Project, Grant Ryan, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, native birds, New Zealand, News, NZTech Alliance, Press Release, Press Release Service, YikeBike  /  Comments Off on Hopelessly addicted inventor saving native birds with AI

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Headline: Hopelessly addicted inventor saving native birds with AI Christchurch – A researcher described as a hopelessly addicted inventor who is using artificial intelligence (AI) to find native bird predators such as rats, stoats and possums, will be an interesting speaker at AI Day in Auckland on March 28. AI Day speaker Grant Ryan, […]

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Protecting our environment and native species

By   /  March 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, clean water, Climate Change, Environment & Resource Management, great greens, Green Party, native birds, Opposition News, Politics, swimmable rivers, taonga, taonga levy  /  Comments Off on Protecting our environment and native species

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Protecting our environment and native species Aotearoa is a truly beautiful place, and we want to keep it that way. We’re working hard to make sure that we can still have rivers to swim in, native birds to listen to, and water you can safely drink. […]

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