Blogger: Forest & Bird Advocate, Nic Vallance Last weekend saw more than 200 people head for the township of Twizel to engage in two days of discussions around the future of the Mackenzie Basin. Despite the last-minute boycott by Federated Farmers, it was a positive and constructive meeting that involved a large number of people […]
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Blogger: Forest & Bird’s Conservation Advocate, Nic Vallance I’m a fan of anything that is just a little quirky, and I have to say that the wrybill or ngutuparore has got the quirk factor all sewn up when it comes to New Zealand birds. It’s the only bird in the word with a bill bent sideways, […]
Blogger: Forest & Bird’s Conservation Advocate Nic Vallance What an exciting twenty-four hours it has been!!! When the news broke last night I was so shocked and then excited I shed a few happy tears! First let me say a huge THANK YOU and CONGRATULATIONS to all of you who submitted, signed, wrote, shouted, and […]
Bloggers: Poet laureate (2003- 2005), fly-fisherman and mountaineer, Brian Turner, and Forest & Bird’s Conservation Advocate Nic Vallance. On Sunday, concerned Cantabrians including some very passionate entertainers, artists, poets and speakers will be descending on Cathedral Square to add their voice to the growing discontent over the management and protection of Canterbury’s rivers. Many […]
Blogger: Tramp-o-holic & Forest & Bird’s (near newest) Conservation Advocate, Quentin Duthie. Nic Vallance, Forest & Bird’s newest staff-member, has upstaged me. The first blog from the self-confessed “nature nerd” came in her first week. Quick work Nic! I’ve already been here a month, but it’s never too late to start blogging. After all, Claire Browning’s […]