View from the Kepler TrackImage: Daniel Deans | DOC
Show your backyards some love this Conservation Week. Get involved by protecting, growing, nurturing and caring for our nature.
It’s Conservation Week from the 14th – 22nd of October. You can get involved by protecting the native species in your neighborhood from rats and mice. To do that you’ll need a trap and a trapping tunnel.
Take part in events run by DOC, local businesses, and community groups during Conservation Week.
An activity programme for kids to learn about nature, earn cool rewards and go on epic family adventures!
Have a go at life as a whio, and be in to win an amazing adventure! Closes 22 October 2017.
Earn a medal in your own backyard by doing one of these conservation actions at home. During Conservation Week you can enter DOC’s photo competition by completing any action medal and taking a photo while doing it!
A new partnership between DOC and Christchurch Helicopters to help save our rarest forest bird, the orange-fronted parakeet/kākāriki karaka, was announced at an event in Christchurch today.
DOC has praised Canterbury businesses for getting involved in conservation and helping to make a difference for our native wildlife and habitats.
A spate of kiwi chick deaths has highlighted the need to expand pest control efforts beyond the core Whakatāne Kiwi Project management area.
DOC will start its Battle for our Birds aerial pest control operation in the Matukituki Valley this week to protect vulnerable wildlife from a predator plague fueled by forest seeding.