Island Supervisor Karl Fisher’s days usually fly by in a blur and like most rangers he is happiest when he is working. So, you can imagine what it must have been like when he was required to ‘down tools’ and stay in his bubble to stop the transmission of COVID-19
Find activities you can do at home to let nature in and strengthen your wellbeing.
Easy practical activities for learning from home, in nature, through COVID-19 alert levels.
In our latest episode, Kelly Frogley explains what a non-vascular plant is and talks about her most unexpected discoveries.
Hunting on public conservation land is allowed during COVID-19 Alert Level 2. Hunters need to have the appropriate hunting permit or hold the required concession and abide by Ministry of Health guidelines.More
DOC and Fisheries New Zealand are today starting a new two-month round of public consultation on the proposed network of marine protection for the south-east South Island. The previous consultation was withdrawn due to restrictions under New Zealand’s response to COVID-19.
A multi-agency research collaboration is putting the focus on forest food sources as part of wider efforts to boost New Zealand’s native bird populations.
DOC and Ngāi Tahu in consultation with the Canterbury Aoraki Conservation Board have agreed to start a new review of the Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park Management Plan.
With the country at COVID-19 Alert Level 2 for two weeks and a contact tracing app introduced by the Government, DOC and Waikato District Council believe it is now safe reopen the popular track.More