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Volunteers at the heart of protecting Devonport Peninsula

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, Auckland, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DOC volunteer, Environment, National Volunteer Week, New Zealand Government, Predator Free 2050, Predator Free New Zealand, predator-free, Public Sector, volunteering, Volunteers  /  Comments Off on Volunteers at the heart of protecting Devonport Peninsula

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Volunteers at the heart of protecting Devonport Peninsula Volunteers are at the heart of the community effort to protect native birds on the Devonport peninsula. National Volunteer Advisor Chris Charles tells us about the great work volunteers in the community are undertaking to keep native […]

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Bird counting in the Landsborough valley

By   /  May 28, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal pests, biodiversity, birds, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, mohua, New Zealand Government, Pest control, Predator Free 2050, Predator Free New Zealand, Public Sector, volunteering, West Coast  /  Comments Off on Bird counting in the Landsborough valley

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Bird counting in the Landsborough valley For 20 years our ‘bird counters’ have been flying into the remote Landsborough valley in South Westland to monitor the effects of sustained predator control on bird life. This work has contributed to a long-term picture of the health of […]

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Was the Million Dollar Mouse project successful?

By   /  February 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, Antipodes Islands, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Islands, Mice, million dollar mouse, New Zealand Government, Predator control, Predator Free New Zealand, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Was the Million Dollar Mouse project successful?

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Was the Million Dollar Mouse project successful? After 18 long months, the wait is finally over. In just over one week’s time, the team is heading back to the Antipodes Islands to discover the outcome of the Million Dollar Mouse project. The Antipodes Islands. Photo: […]

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Six reasons not to start backyard trapping

By   /  January 4, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal pests, Auckland, Backyard trapping, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Jobs at DOC, New Zealand Government, Predator control, Predator Free 2050, Predator Free New Zealand, predator-free, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Six reasons not to start backyard trapping

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Six reasons not to start backyard trapping Predator Free Ranger Kat Lane recently spent time at the NZ Flower and Garden Show chatting with visitors about backyard trapping. Of the over 1,400 visitors, only 9% were trapping pests in their backyard. These were some of […]

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Our stories of 2017

By   /  December 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, battle for our birds, Conservation, conservation dogs, Day Hikes, Department of Conservation, Environment, fairy tern, Great Barrier Island, Islands, myrtle rust, Native animals, New Zealand Government, pilot whale, Predator Free 2050, Predator Free New Zealand, Public Sector, Recreation, royalcam, short walks, Social Media, Technology, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Our stories of 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Our stories of 2017 2017 has been a big year for DOC and conservation. We look back at some of our stories over the year. January: A #RoyalCam star is born We welcomed the newest #RoyalCam star, who later in the year, would be given […]

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The Conservation Christmas Gift Guide

By   /  December 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal pests, Backyard trapping, christmas, Christmas gift ideas, Conservation, Conservation Christmas gifts, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Predator control, Predator Free 2050, Predator Free New Zealand, predator-free, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on The Conservation Christmas Gift Guide

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: The Conservation Christmas Gift Guide This is the ultimate guide to helping your family protect the native species in their garden this Christmas. Whether they’re new to backyard trapping or a veteran, there’s something for everyone. The Starter Pack For the beginner backyard-trapper. •   […]

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Second Nature by Nic Toki: Killing with kindness

By   /  October 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal pests, Conservation, Conservation Week, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Predator Free New Zealand, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Second Nature by Nic Toki: Killing with kindness

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Second Nature by Nic Toki: Killing with kindness By Threatened Species Ambassador, Nicola Toki. As New Zealanders rally our collective efforts in the pursuit of the ‘crazy and ambitious’ goal of a Predator Free New Zealand by 2050, we mustn’t lose our hearts.  In 2003, […]

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