Use this resource to learn about conservation dogs, Predator Free 2050, biosecurity and how to take conservation action in your local community.

Conservation dogs programme cover.

This resource contains teaching and learning material to support a unit of work grounded in Environmental Education for Sustainability (EEfS)/Conservation education themes. It's based on an integrated, inquiry learning process.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the important role conservation dogs play to protect New Zealand’s unique nature.
  • Understand how pests affect the environment and our native species.
  • Identify how to take action to identify and reduce threats to our native species. 

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Learning levels

  • Primary


  • Forests and green spaces
  • Animals
  • Plants

Curriculum learning areas

  • Science
  • English


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