Rat trapping in the back yard
Image: DOC 


Show your backyards some love this Conservation Week. Get involved by protecting, growing, nurturing and caring for our nature.






On the Conservation blog

  • How kiwis are celebrating Conservation Week
    It's Conservation Week. Our Threatened Species Ambassador Nicola Toki is taking part by showing her backyard some love, and some of her famous friends are celebrating too.
  • How to build a backyard trapping tunnel
    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.
  • Second Nature by Nic Toki: Killing with kindness
    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. 
  • Native plants to spruce up your garden
    It's Conservation Week from the 14th - 22nd of October. One of the ways you can get involved is by filling your garden with native plants.

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