Some thoughts from Jean Fleming What is gene editing? Gene editing uses bacterial enzymes (the CRISPR-Cas9 system) that are used … Continue reading Gene editing for pest control
By Paul Callister, August 2017 One of the aims of Ngā Uruora is to increase biodiversity on the escarpment. Usually … Continue reading Increasing biodiversity on the escarpment
July 2017 By Paul Callister Introduction Around the world, there are many examples of quarry and mine restoration. Open cast … Continue reading Restoring the Paekākāriki-Pukerua Bay escarpment quarry site
Lizards on the escarpment – May 2017 Written by Paul Callister ‘The more surveys I do, the more I realise … Continue reading Lizards on the escarpment – May 2017
A critical part of the Ministry for the Environment funded biodiversity project is pest control on the coastal escarpment, Whareroa … Continue reading Biodiversity Kapiti – check out what the trapping team has been doing
Volunteers needed for replanting rare dune plants and planting to provide shade for the streams When: 9.30 – 11.30am Tuesdays from … Continue reading Biodiversity project needs volunteers!
Information for volunteers and all interested in the environment on the Kapiti Coast Continue reading Kapiti biodiversity project newsletter
Recently we had an experimental drone flyover of part of the escarpment. Professional drone flyer and photographer John Mills was … Continue reading Drones on the escarpment
We recently installed a great new sign describing a bit about who we are and what we do. Many thanks … Continue reading Show me a sign!
Ken Fraser “This is crazy!” We were hacking a path through 2-metre tall cape ivy in the quarry. We kept … Continue reading How it started: Paekakariki Escarpment track