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Chelsea Reservoirs

June 21, 2021

Low Ecosystem Value?

April 14, 2021

Assessing ecosystem value

I get quite annoyed when statements about 'low ecosystem value' get made without any reference to scale or ecosystem type. What might be classified as 'low ecosystem value' at a small scale e.g. at a development site, could be high ecosystem value at a larger scale. The poin...
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Comprehensive Once Off Fish Survey Requires Multiple Methods

We recently held a fish monitoring and identification course. Thirteen people attended from consultancies and Auckland Council. On day one we went through the tables of the NZ Freshwater Fish Sampling Protocols (2013). This enabled us to compare and discuss efficiency of sam...
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Kaeo Agriculture Field Day

November 4, 2020

Best Management Practice

The Kaeo Agriculture Field Day on November 4th 2020 really brought home to me what we mean by best management practice for sheep and beef farms. The field day  held at 133 Te Ranga Rd, included a tour that showed some great riparian planting of seepage zones to filter s...
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