Protect one species and resurrect a whole forest. Ann Graeme shares her personal stories of native New Zealand birds and insects that have returned after community pest control is carried out for another species. She calls it the “Lazarus effect”. It rained in the night. My pack is heavy with rat bait, and I am […]
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If Te Waikoropūpū Springs can’t be saved, what hope is there for New Zealand’s other aquifers? By Cherie Pascoe. You can submit to extend the protection for Te Waikoropūpū before 14 March 2018: https://action.forestandbird.org.nz/tewaikoropupu/ Nestled in the Tākaka Valley of Golden Bay, between Abel Tasman and Kahurangi National Parks, are the largest coldwater springs in the […]
Mandy McMullin takes a walk through the Valley Road area of Mt Eden, Auckland, and laments the loss of the magnificent old trees being cut down and lost forever, rather than protected. I fell in love with this neighbourhood the moment we moved in. You know why? So many gorgeous trees. They were the first things […]
Artist Hannah Shand has always loved nature, so much so she has decided to quit her day job and use her art to encourage others to protect our native wildlife. Here she tells Forest & Bird’s Jess Winchester what prompted her to make this life-changing decision. What do you love about nature? What inspires […]