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14 August 2014
Environment Canterbury welcomes wilding conifer control funding
Environment Canterbury today welcomed the government’s announcement of $309,000 in funding to support wilding conifer ...
16 July 2014
Canterbury Biodiversity Spring Update (pdf 455 kB)
Welcome to the Canterbury Biodiversity Update - a regular update from the Biodiversity Team at Environment Canterbury sent to our previous grant recipients and stakeholders ...
3 April 2014
Native Restoration Field Day (pdf 264 kB)
Coe’s Ford: Saturday 10 May
. Learn how to effectively restore native habitats, save time and money at this free event ...
5 March 2014
Where our funding has gone
The latest figures about how our funding was allocated to help protect and restore Canterbury biodiversity including the distributions of projects across the region ...
26 February 2014
Canterbury Biodiversity newsletter (pdf 396 kB)
This newsletter is to keep you up to date on what’s happening with Environment Canterbury Biodiversity funding and to hear about some of the great projects that are going on ...
10 February 2014
Kaikoura - Seabirds, Shearwaters, Science and Sea Week (pdf 393 kB)
Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th April 2014...
23 December 2013
New Zealand Conservation Authority & boards
Nominations are currently open for both the New Zealand Conservation Authority and the Regional Conservation Boards. More information is available on the
6 November 2013
The Timaru Herald: Vandals upset trust workers
Article in The Timaru Herald ...
29 October 2013
Pupils create backyard wetland (pdf 161 kB)
Article in the Kaikoura Star about a Kaikoura Immediate Steps project (Lynton Downs School)...
12 September 2013
Welcome Home Hutton’s Shearwater
Welcome home Titi - our Hutton’ are coming home for the summer and the 2013 breeding season.
30 August 2013
Annual protection of braided river birds underway
The eleventh year of a seasonal operation to help protect New Zealand's rare and endemic river birds begins in mid-September in Ashburton River with the co-operation of landowners.
19 August 2013
Canterbury Plantout 2013
A fun day out helping restore our native habitats.
09 August 2013
A chance to learn about braided rivers and their residents
Environment Canterbury today announced an opportunity for members of the public to learn about Canterbury’s unique braided rivers and their inhabitants, particularly birdlife.
5 August 2013
Conservation Management Course - Native birds in braided rivers
The course is primarily aimed at members of community groups and individuals involved in (or wishing to undertake) protection of birds in braided rivers
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