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It takes a 'colony' of helpers to support the conservation of seabirds. Find out more about how you can get involved.

Volunteer with DOC

Volunteers play a vital role in conservation in New Zealand. You can make a difference while gaining new skills, getting fit and meeting new friends.

Volunteer opportunities.

Support a conservation group 

Find a conservation group near you.

Otago Peninsula Trust

To help mitigate the effects of overheating, irrigation spray nozzles are directed at the nests to provide cooling, and $5000 is needed to assist with extra costs. You can help by donating to the Otago Peninsula Trust's Givealittle campaign.

Otago Peninsula Trust

Conservation education

Royal cam is a great opportunity to engage kids in conservation. If your students have enjoyed watching Royal cam in the classroom, you might find the following teaching resources useful.

Classroom activity | Levels: 1-4: Observing a royal albatross/toroa

More conservation education resources

Minimise the effects of climate change

Our native species and ecosystems are likely to experience a whole range of impacts as a result of climate change.

Climate change is happening now but we can start making a difference today. The actions every one of us takes can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and the effects of climate change.

Choose sustainable seafood

Use Forest & Bird's Best Fish Guide to make sustainable seafood choices when you're at the supermarket or in a restaurant. 

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