Archives For Native plants

What is so special about the red tussock on the Gouland Downs you might ask? Harry Broad, DOC writer in residence, explains why this “dull and boring” plant is worthy of admiration.

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Staff on Great Barrier Island/Aotea were recently given a helping hand by Auckland Botanic Gardens staff, to identify native plants and collect seeds to help mitigate the impact of myrtle rust.

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Thanks to our new, interactive biodiversity information tool you can explore up to date biodiversity data across public conservation land.

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An Aussie invention that could sow the seeds of native trees and shrubs directly into the ground is proving to be a successful, cost-effective, labour-saving alternative to planting.

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To get people talking about unique native species, we took a camera out around Wellington and asked people to say a few twisty names for us.

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Want to find native mistletoe this Christmas? Ask our Biodiversity Monitoring Team. They can tell you just the place to go.

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It’s Conservation Week from the 14th – 22nd of October. One of the ways you can get involved is by filling your garden with native plants.

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