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Tom Brough takes us through the third installment in our blog series from the marine reserve monitoring project at Banks Peninsula. With 75 hours of underwater footage to analyse our marine rangers have their work cut out for them counting a menagerie of fish life caught on underwater camera.

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We catch up with Tom MacTavish, a Marine Ranger, undertaking monitoring at Banks Peninsula’s marine reserves. This is the first blog in a series following the work he is doing with baited remote underwater video.

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2017 has been a big year for DOC and conservation. We look back at some of our stories over the year.

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Reducing the numbers of rats, stoats and possums was key to protecting endangered mohua and other native wildlife in the blue mountains area. This could be done through aerial 1080 pest control operations, but we wanted to know how effective this method was.

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It has been one year since the goal of a Predator Free New Zealand by 2050 was announced. To celebrate we’re reflecting on a few of the highlights from the past year.

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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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After support from 39,000 people and $2.2 million dollars in donations, Awaroa (the people’s beach) officially became part of Abel Tasman National Park yesterday.

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