News & events
Be part of the Predator-Free New Zealand Challenge, a 10-day nationwide online collaboration to explore and generate potential solutions. Top ideas and participants will go into a draw for prizes.
31 Jan 14 by Phil Novis
A new website hosted by Landcare Research will assist members of the community to find, collect, and identify freshwater algae.
23 Jan 14 by Graham Nugent
Ongoing work by a team of Landcare Research wildlife ecology and management researchers to resolve problems caused by mammal pests has been recognised by their peers.
29 Dec 13 by Pen Holland
A just-released downloadable smartphone ‘App’ alerting the user to the plight of New Zealand’s native birds is proving popular just a week after its official launch.
20 Dec 13 by Pen Holland
A just-released downloadable smartphone ‘App’ will provide enjoyment this summer and alert the user to the plight of New Zealand’s native birds. It is also set to be a precursor of new tools to challenge how New Zealanders think about pest control.
11 Dec 13
Characters in Tolkien’s book ‘Lord of the Rings’ have influenced the names of newly discovered species of wasps that are small, short and stout – just like Hobbits.
Janet Wilmshurst is this year’s recipient of the prestigious 2013 Te Tohu Taiao Award from the NZ Ecological Society.
Here's brief overview of Hinewai Reserve on Banks' Peninsula and the role it is playing in native forest regeneration and the creation of carbon credits for the carboNZero programme.
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.