If you wish to find out more details regarding this programme, please feel free to call our Customer Services team.
This handbook was created as part of the Living Streams programme to help you to restore the streams you care about. The practical tips listed are from people experienced in stream restoration, such as landscape architects, nursery owners and community group leaders. As with all the best advice, it has been gained though practical experience. You can read the handbook as web pages or download the handbook in 3 parts:
Living Streams handbook - Parts 1-3 (web pages)
Living Streams handbook - Part 1: Investigations and planning (pdf 1.48 MB)
Living Streams handbook - Part 2: Stream environment (pdf 965 kB)
Living Streams handbook - Part 3: Planting and maintenance (pdf 1.50 MB)
We supply a range of printed information - those listed below are of particular interest. They are designed to increase understanding of the differing types of stream management within Canterbury. They also provide practical advice on how to improve the health of a stream while enhancing farming operations at the same time.
A Guide to Managing Waterways on Canterbury Farms (pdf 712 kB)
Lowland Plains, Streams and Drains (pdf 281 kB)
Inland Basin Streams (pdf 212 kB)
Hill Country Streams (pdf 209 kB)
The Resource Management Coordination team has staff that can provide several levels of expert guidance and support. If appropriate, staff can visit the site and advise on actions and plans to improve stream health, please contact us for more information about visiting sites.
(03) 353 9007
0800 324 636 (EC INFO)
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