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Native plants to spruce up your garden

By   /  October 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Conservation Week, Department of Conservation, Environment, gardening, Native plants, native species, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, threatened species  /  Comments Off on Native plants to spruce up your garden

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Native plants to spruce up your garden It’s Conservation Week from the 14th – 22nd of October. One of the ways you can get involved is by filling your garden with native plants. New Zealand’s native plants aren’t particularly well known for their pretty, bright-coloured […]

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Photo of the week: Leaf-veined slug

By   /  August 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Leaf-veined slug, Native animals, native species, New Zealand Government, New Zealand species, Photo of the week, Public Sector, slugs  /  Comments Off on Photo of the week: Leaf-veined slug

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Photo of the week: Leaf-veined slug How can you tell if a slug is native to New Zealand? By checking if its patterning looks like the veins on leaves. Photo: Herb Christophers New Zealand has over 30 species of native slug, all of which are […]

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