On or just before December 7th, 60 poison-free rat traps were vandalised, torn down and thrown in the bushes.
Wishing you all a wonderful season with family and friends. Thanks for your support this last year towards restoring this coastal forest gem. The bird monitoring went off well in October, thanks to Gina Wilson, despite a bit of rain. It’s wonderful to hear so many more birds out there and also lovely to hear people commenting on that too.…
Please join us for Xmas lunch at Dacre Cottage on the shore of the Long Bay Okura Marine Reserve. All proceeds will go towards the Environment Court case that we have been ensuing along with Long Bay Okura Great Parks Society, Dacre Cottage and Keep Okura Green.
Long Bay-Okura Marine Reserve at risk from pollution, run-off and incompetence Approved for release by Lezette Reid, Chair of Friends of Okura Bush (FOOB), 12th September 2017
Surveys show that conservation is a top voter concern (Stuff.co.nz / Massey UniversityElection Survey). The North Shore branch of Forest and Bird will host a political panel on 4 September, to quiz candidates on their parties’ policies regarding freshwater, climate change, biodiversity and habitat loss, and working with public agencies such as the Department of Conservation.
This morning DOC ranger John Chambers and two contractors began work on some much needed track repairs. The walkway will be closed until the 1st September further notice.
In the Rodney Times 25th July 2017 Tonnes of sediment from developments around coastal Auckland are landing up in our waterways, and the system supposed to stop the pollution is “broken”, says councillor Wayne Walker.
A REMINDER: Join us for an Inspirational evening with William Pike Thursday 27th July 2017 Takapuna Normal Intermediate 26 Northcote Road, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand 0622 7-9pm Come along to hear William’s intriguing tale of near death in a volcanic eruption, having his leg amputated and then using this massive challenge in his life as a springboard to create opportunities…