Blogger: Mandy Herrick, Web Manager for Forest & Bird The march of pivot irrigators through some of our most iconic landscapes continues unabated. New territorities are being sought everyday – and drylands are being dressed up in lush pasture and filled with cows. Several applications to green our russet brown McKenzie country are currently before Environment Canterbury. […]
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Blogger: Forest & Bird’s Web Manager, Mandy Herrick Three local product designers who created the world’s first multi-kill trap are now on the brink of unveiling a whole new suite to pest-killing devices. Named after pioneering conservationist and kakapo lover, Richard Henry, the tree mounted trap delivers a blow to the head of stoats using […]
Our re-homed Hutton’s Shearwaters will soon be enjoying top notch security. The splinter population was successfully transplanted to this seaside spot over the last few years by DOC and Forest & Bird after concerns were raised about the precarious nature of their two predator prone mountainside colonies. Now, local conservationists are swiftly moving into stage two […]
We’ve had a flood (no pun intended) of entries for our wild rivers photo competition, which officially kicked off on January 1. Here’s a sneak preview of some of the entries. Entries close on March 15. For more information see – http://www.forestandbird.org.nz/saving-our-environment/freshwater-/wild-rivers-/wild-rivers-photo-competition
Department of Conservation ranger, Matt Sidaway, has mastered the art of speaking like a bird. And not just one bird, he’s fluent in bellbird, fantail, robin (the north island dialect) and parakeet. In this video, he shows you how to whistle your way into a feathered friendship. Untitled from Mandy Herrick on Vimeo.
Guest Blogger: Forest & Bird Marine Advocate, Kirstie Knowles. Line fishing, for many of us, is an imaginative exercise. And if you’re anything like me, before you drop your line into the water, you’ll press your nose almost against the water’s glassy surface, and peer into its inky depths in an attempt to see what bounteous […]
Guest Blogger: Campaign Manager for the Kokako, Mandy Herrick
Guest Blogger, Campaign Manager for the Albatross, Mandy Herrick
Guest blogger: Co-Campaign Manager for the Kea, Mandy Herrick Ahem, before you go off and vote for, the best bird in the world – our lovely, conniving, uber intelligent kea – I’d like to acknowledge the good people at the Natural History Unit who provided the footage for this video; illustrator extraordinaire, Kieran Rynhart who […]