Projects in New Zealand

Alpine-Subalpine Environments icon

Alpine-Subalpine Environments

This is for non-forest environment above or near natural tree line. Where forest has been lost, many alpine...
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Animal footprints in NZ

A project to collect photos of footprints of New Zealand animals, to help us all figure out how to identify...
Ayrlies Garden icon

Ayrlies Garden

Ayrlies is a seasonal garden where the owner has been challenged to have some plant at its best every week ...
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Ayrlies Wetlands

This project records species observed following the construction of the 35-acre (14-hectare) wetlands at Ay...
Banded, ringed or otherwise tagged wildlife icon

Banded, ringed or otherwise tagged wildlife

Many wildlife monitoring projects rely on tracking individual animals, this project is to simply group toge...
Banks Peninsula Track icon

Banks Peninsula Track

The Banks Peninsula Track is a spectacular 35 kilometre tramping track on Banks Peninsula, New Zealand. The...
Banks Peninsula Tui Restoration icon

Banks Peninsula Tui Restoration

The Banks Peninsula Tui Restoration group translocated a total of 72 tui from Maud Island, Marlborough Soun...
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Bason Botanic Gardens

Plants cultivated at Bason Botanic Gardens.
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Biodiversity in Plantations

New Zealand was historically a forested landscape, however, today, less than 30% of NZ’s land retains fores...
Biodiversity of the Boyle River Outdoor Education Centre icon

Biodiversity of the Boyle River Outdoor Education Centre

The Boyle River Outdoor Education Centre is a lodge in the Lewis Pass, Canterbury, right on the edge of ext...
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Cape Sanctuary

To document the species of Cape Sanctuary, which is a wildlife restoration project established in 2006 by l...
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Cape to City

Historically conservation efforts have been focused on protecting areas of high conservation value, however...
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CASC Gardens, Lincoln

Plants cultivated in the Canterbury Agriculture and Science Centre (CASC) grounds at Lincoln. 
 
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Coastal Sand Dunes and Salt Marsh, Banks and Cliffs icon

Coastal Sand Dunes and Salt Marsh, Banks and Cliffs

This includes coastal sand hills (beyond the strand line or upper tide line - usually where there is some e...
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CoastBlitz

CoastBlitz is a BioBlitz on the coast. It aims to explore and document what lives there! 
 
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Count that kererū! icon

Count that kererū!

Each year, lots of people all around the country get out and count kererū (New Zealand wood pigeon) in thei...
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Denniston Plateau, West Coast

The Denniston Plateau is situated east of Westport on the West Coast. Just south of the Stockton Plateau.&#...
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Eastwoodhill Arboretum

Trees and shrubs planted at Eastwoodhill Arboretum.
Ecol202: Backyard birds icon

Ecol202: Backyard birds

As part of Lincoln University's Biological Diversity course (Ecol202), we run a series of Nature Journal ex...
Ecol202: Backyard mammal tracking icon

Ecol202: Backyard mammal tracking

As part of Lincoln University's Biological Diversity course (Ecol202), we run a series of Nature Journal ex...
Ecol202: Backyard pitfall trap invertebrates icon

Ecol202: Backyard pitfall trap invertebrates

As part of Lincoln University's Biological Diversity course (Ecol202), we run a series of Nature Journal ex...
Ecol202: Biodiversity Coast to Coast icon

Ecol202: Biodiversity Coast to Coast

2015 students: please add your observations to our 2015 project instead.
 
 Each year, Lincoln Univ...
Ecol202: Great Canterbury Butterfly Hunt icon

Ecol202: Great Canterbury Butterfly Hunt

As part of Lincoln University's Biological Diversity course (Ecol202), we run a series of Nature Journal ex...
Ecol293 Field Ecology Methods: Ohinetahi Reserve icon

Ecol293 Field Ecology Methods: Ohinetahi Reserve

Lincoln University's Ecol293, Field Ecology Methods, is an undergraduate course giving students experience ...
Ecol302: Applied ecology in the Mackenzie Basin icon

Ecol302: Applied ecology in the Mackenzie Basin

Each year, Lincoln Univeristy's Ecol302 class (Applied Ecology and Conservation) ventures south to the Mack...
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Ecological Restoration

Monitoring database to record the survival, arrival, regeneration, growth and behaviour of species and indi...
Ecological Restoration - Plant Monitoring icon

Ecological Restoration - Plant Monitoring

MEASURING plant status, performance and growth in restoration projects or plantings.
 
 Each of the...
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Ernle Clark reserve

Ernle Clark is an urban reserve in Christchurch city on the flood plain of the Heathcote River. It is a mix...
Exposed Riverbeds and Riparian Banks icon

Exposed Riverbeds and Riparian Banks

For disturbance-adapted and fast-colonising species on stoney, braided riverbeds and associated young terra...
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Fernglen Native Plant Gardens

Fernglen is devoted to the growing and preservation of New Zealand native plants. This project records cult...
Ferns with Te Papa icon

Ferns with Te Papa

The DeCLASSIFIED! exhibition focuses on Te Papa’s recent science discoveries. Everyone can make discoveries...
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Finding feather's folks

So that we can create a species observation from the evidence of feathers left behind.
Hackfalls Arboretum icon

Hackfalls Arboretum

Trees and shrubs planted at Hackfalls Arboretum.
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Hanging Culverts

Hanging culverts in streams cause issues for fish migration. This project will keep an inventory of those w...
H.E. Hart Arboretum icon

H.E. Hart Arboretum

The Hart Arboretum in Lake Coleridge Village was created by Harry Hart, Superintendent at the Lake Coleridg...
Hoiho Yellow-eyed Penguin national count icon

Hoiho Yellow-eyed Penguin national count

Hoiho, or yellow-eyed penguin, is thought to be the world's rarest penguin! Enter observations here!
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Hurunui Falcon Survey

The aims of this project are two-fold. One is to make Hurunui residents more aware of the special wildlife ...
Indigenous species of Makara Peak Mountain Bike Park icon

Indigenous species of Makara Peak Mountain Bike Park

The purpose of this project is to provide a pooled list, with photos and locations, of the indigenous speci...
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Intertidal Zone

This project covers all records of living organisms (animals and algae) in the coastal zone between low and...
Invertebrates eating plants in New Zealand icon

Invertebrates eating plants in New Zealand

New Zealand plants are fed on by a large diversity of invertebrate herbivores, many specialised to feed on ...
Invertebrate surveys of Christchurch icon

Invertebrate surveys of Christchurch

This project collects together formal surveys of insects and other invertebrates in the wider Christchurch ...
Kaitorete Spit, Canterbury icon

Kaitorete Spit, Canterbury

Kaitorete Spit is a 25 km-long sand and gravel barrier between Lake Ellesmere/Waihora and the Pacific Ocean...
Kārearea NZ Falcon national count icon

Kārearea NZ Falcon national count

Kārearea, the New Zealand Falcon (Falco novaeseelandiae) is the only remaining bird of prey endemic to New ...
Kaupapa Kererū: Banks Peninsula kereru community count icon

Kaupapa Kererū: Banks Peninsula kereru community count

Watch our video intro on YouTubeHelp us learn about kererū on Te Pataka o Rakaihautū/Banks Peninsula! Kaupa...
Lake Forsyth/Wairewa, Banks Peninsula icon

Lake Forsyth/Wairewa, Banks Peninsula

Shallow, eutrophic lake between Birdlings Flat and Little River, which provides important habitat for many ...
Lake Shore Turfs & Shrublands (NZ) icon

Lake Shore Turfs & Shrublands (NZ)

For lake edge periodically flooded turfs, reeds, aquatic plants and associated shrublands (e.g. coprosmas, ...
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Life in Pukekura Park & Brooklands

Plants, birds, insects and other life found within Pukekura Park & Brooklands, New Plymouth.
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