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Coordinated efforts to search for and control the fast-growing weed Spartina, are having an impact with growth down this season.
A new initiative is underway to develop a long-term vision and plan for the Greater Christchurch area, driven by the Greater Christchurch Partnership.
Need help with your winter grazing? Here are some tips for what you should be thinking about on farm mid-winter.
Kaikōura Water Zone Committee Chair Ted Howard reflects on past projects - wetland protection, Loving the Lyell and Waiau Toa/Clarence River work.
Canterbury farmers without a land use consent to farm are being asked to check if they need consent, and if necessary, to apply now.
Dan Turner is our new southern zones resource management officer, meaning he's our eyes and ears on the ground. Find out about his interesting previous jobs.
Chair for Banks Peninsula Water Zone Committee, Benita Wakefield, provides a monthly update on what's been happening in the zone.
In the coming weeks and months the council will concentrate on setting new priorities for the next 10-year plan, says councillor Jenny Hughey.
Over winter we're conducting reviews of erosion and sediment control practices at building sites in Cashmere and the Port Hills, with fines for non-compliance.
Simon Cameron, our Upper Waitaki Water Zone Committee Chair, talks about the progress made to address Lake Benmore water quality.
A joint project, which includes $10,000 of funding allocated by the Upper Waitaki Water Zone is now underway to manage the invasive rowan tree.