Nature picnic

On Sunday, the Department of Ecology hosted a Nature Picnic. Families were encouraged to come out to Lincoln University with a picnic and participate in several activities. Kids could locate a target with a radio transmitter receiver, handle weta, smell the difference between a rhino and giraffe pooh, compare bite…

Science in the Southern Alps

Our first batch of students are just finishing up their reports for ECOL 310 Field Ecology.The students spent a week at Hanmer Springs learning field techniques and then put them into practice in the Nina Valley, near Lewis Pass, for 5 days. Each student had their own research project. Here…

Outstanding in their field

At the moment we are running the ECOL 310 Field Ecology course. Our third year students have spent a week in and around Hanmer Springs and the last week at Nina Valley, near Lewis Pass. For the last few days they students have put in practice some of the skills…