Banks Peninsula Biodiversity Workshop

On the 8th October from 9am till 7pm there will be a free workshop held in the Gaiety Theatre in Akaroa about enhancing biodiversity around the Banks Peninsula area. The Banks Peninsula Conservation Trust and Lincoln University have assembled a great line up of contributors for farmers and landowners who…

Change under our toes

Grazed tussocklandOriginally uploaded by pluckytree Tussock dominated grasslands are an integral part of New Zealand’s native vegetation. Ecologically, they do not only harbor a large diversity of grasses, shrubs, small woody and herbaceous plants, but also give home to insects, reptiles and birds. Influenced by climatic conditions and land management…