Author: Lezette Reid

Bird Count Training Day 3rd Sept. 9am-Noon

Hello everyone, Yes it is getting close to our annual October bird count. Thank you to everyone who participated last year. What a wonderful time we had counting the different types of bird song in Okura Bush. Welcome to the new volunteers. We look forward to meeting you at our training session. We are very fortunate to have Sarah Wells…

Threatened kauri under attack from DOC shortcuts

MEDIA RELEASE: The Department of Conservation (DOC) plans to go ahead with track building shortcuts that experts and locals say will increase pressure on kauri trees already at risk of kauri dieback, a deadly root infection. DOC is rolling out work in the upper North Island for 750kms of kauri forest tracks. The proposal in the Okura Forest Scenic Reserve, just south of the Whangaparaoa Peninsula,…

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