Category: General

Seabird breeding Season – October to March

The seaward chenier at Stillwater is the breeding site of three, nationally vulnerable, birds – New Zealand Dotterel, variable oystercatcher and brown teal.  All three are endemic to New Zealand and are found nowhere else, and all three nest on the ground.  Nesting is about to start (generally by the end of October/start of November) and both nests and young…

AGM 16th AUG 2020 @3pm

Friends of Okura Bush Incorporated Society invite our fellow conservationists to join us in the Okura Hall, Okura River Road, as we share a brief summary of what we have been up to over the last year. This will be followed by our guest speaker, Jaqueline Beggs. We look forward to catching up with you over a cup of tea…

Wilderness Connecton Day 21st March 2020

Guided ecology walks, forest restoration, kai & live music! Come along and learn about how we can protect our last remaining wild places. This is a day to gain a deeper understanding of our natural world and the steps we can take to restore and protect it. However, the information provided is not specific to the local area, so all…

Okura Forest Festival 2020 Workshop Times

Our beautiful World needs your help! Okura Forest Festival 2020’s astonishing workshops will inspire you to make our planet a better place! Here’s the full lineup Get your ticket now to attend one of the incredible workshops that are on offer at OFF2020. The “bio’s” of the speakers follow on from the poster. Dr Mike Joy – The future of…

AGM 2019 Reports

Here are the reports from FOOB’s 6th Annual General Meeting held on Sunday 28th July 2019 at 3pm. We are so blessed to have such a wonderful supportive community engaged in restoring the biodiversity in this neck of the woods. We’d love to hear your questions and ideas after you read this. Chairpersons Report: Threats/Solutions: We are working hard to…

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