2020 media releases
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Jobs for Nature boost for enhancing Nelson’s Mahitahi (Maitai) River
25 September 2020
Ecological restoration of Nelson city’s Mahitahi (Maitai) river catchment will step up a gear with a $2 million Jobs for Nature funding boost that will create jobs equivalent to 30 fulltime roles spread over two years.
Backcountry huts to be restored with Jobs for Nature
03 September 2020
Source: Office of the Minister of Conservation
Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage announced a $2 million expansion of the Backcountry Trust’s programme to repair and maintain huts, tracks and bridges in some of New Zealand’s more remote places as part of the Government’s $1.3 billion Jobs for Nature programme.
DOC call to use the loos in Abel Tasman National Park
31 January 2020
DOC is encouraging visitors to the Abel Tasman National Park this summer to ‘poo in a loo’ in a campaign aimed to reduce toileting in the bush to protect the environment and avoid unsightly human waste and toilet paper by tracks.