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It’s Conservation Week from the 14th – 22nd of October. We’re celebrating all over the country, here are some of the things our rangers are doing. 

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There’s a dedicated group of volunteers in Dunedin. They head out every Wednesday, rain or shine, and clear DOC’s back-country tracks for hikers to enjoy. The Green Hut Track Group have been volunteering for 20 years, and they’re all older than my granddad.

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What do predator traps, grebe rafts, translocation boxes, wētā motels and red tussock have in common? These are just some of the conservation products made or grown by inmates at the Otago Correctional Facility.

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Winners of the RoyalCam ‘name the chick’ competition met Moana up close at Taiaroa Head yesterday.

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Meet Moana, the newly named Royal Cam albatross chick at Taiaroa Head.

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DOC’s northern royal albatross live cam has been running for two months. The chick is bringing people together, and connecting them to nature.

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Today’s photo of the week is an image of our #RoyalCam stars – A northern royal albatross dad and it’s 5-day-old chick at Pukekura/Taiaroa Head near Dunedin.

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