DOC ranger Les Judd photographing skinks for identificationPHOTO: Sabine Bernert ©
We are progressively implementing a comprehensive and integrated monitoring and reporting system across DOC.
Get analysed results from implemented and ongoing monitoring programmes.
DOC runs a research programme monitoring sea lions in the Auckland Islands.
In our Biodiversity Inventory and Monitoring Toolbox you'll find information about methods to inventory and monitor populations of species and the environments they live in.
Find out about New Zealand biodiversity inventory and monitoring research projects, conducted by DOC and other organisations.
The bird count method involves staying still for 5 minutes recording all birds seen or heard.
The population of South Island lesser short-tailed bats in the Eglinton Valley is the only known viable population of this species on mainland South Island.
Monitoring and translocation projects are conducted each year for endangered species in Fiordland.
DOC provided large amounts of data for Environment Aotearoa 2015, a report released by the Ministry for the Environment and Statistics NZ.
We are currently assessing how we can better support acoustic monitoring programmes across the country. You can help by completing our survey - it closes on Friday 31 March 2017.
Find out about some of our completed projects.