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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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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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