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!
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
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
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
Nga Uruora is playing a key part in creating a ‘Kapiti Mainland Island’. This is an area where intensive animal … Continue reading Creating a Kapiti Mainland Island
Some professional scientists are sniffy about the role of amateurs, but as an increasing number of academic papers makes clear, … Continue reading Rise of the citizen scientist