Group of volunteers

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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.

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.

Take part in Citizen Science

Increased knowledge about our wildlife can help inform conservation decisions. Enter your sightings at:

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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