News & events
Janet Wilmshurst is this year’s recipient of the prestigious 2013 Te Tohu Taiao Award from the NZ Ecological Society.
7 Nov 13 by Darren Ward
Control measures and more funding are needed to stop the havoc being wreaked on New Zealand’s native forests by wasps, say scientists who hosted a workshop held recently at Victoria University.
10 Oct 13 by Larry Burrows
Nitrogen-fixing plants such as gorse (Ulex europeaus) have been advocated as ‘nurse-crops’ to aid indigenous vegetation restoration, especially in moist environments.
9 Oct 13 by Andrea Byrom
Recently Landcare Research and Lincoln University hosted a pest surveillance and detection research workshop. It proved a highly popular event, with more than 80 participants from more than 20 organisations.
8 Oct 13 by Shaun Forgie
Dung beetles have been released on New Zealand farms following an exhaustive research and consultation process
25 Sep 13 by Janet Wilmshurst
Conservation palaeoecology is increasingly being recognised as a tool that can help to inform both restoration and conservation of island reserves by providing prehuman vegetation baselines.
29 Aug 13 by Tom Fraser
Diverse projects aimed at boosting agricultural productivity and ensuring more effective pest control are among those that have received significant new Government funding.
13 Aug 13 by Linda Newstrom-Lloyd
An overview of the Trees for Bees programme that sees bee friendly trees and shrubs planted on NZ farms to support our important bee population
2 Aug 13 by Linda Newstrom-Lloyd
Irrigation pond borders offer a great opportunity to increase biodiversity on farms without impacting on productive land, according to researchers.
1 Aug 13 by Janine Duckworth
Janine Duckworth and colleagues are investigating the potential problems caused by benign calicivirus, a project associated with the Invasive Animals CRC