16 May 2011
Following three days of searching by a team of four divers, the Department of Conservation is pleased to announce that Southland Lakes remain free of the 'space invader' aquatic weed known as lagarosiphon.
07 March 2011
Ninety-six rats have now been caught on Ulva Island since a rat population was detected just after Christmas last year. An aerial spread of bait containing rat poison (brodifacoum) has the highest chance of succeeding.
29 January 2011
Source: Offices of the Minister of Conservation and the Fisheries Minister
Three huge marine reserves totalling 435,163ha are to be established in the Subantarctic Islands, Minister of Conservation Kate Wilkinson and Fisheries Minister Phil Heatley announced today.
20 January 2011
Residents and visitors in Otago and Southland have the chance over the next few weeks to have their say about how DOC manages conservation land in the area using an online mapping tool.