Archives For Wetlands

How do we turn more than 50 years of degradation around and restore a huge murky weed-infested lake to its glory days? A good question to ponder on World Wetlands Day.

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When Peter Roberts looks out from his home overlooking the Firth of Thames, he can gaze across the internationally significant wetland he and his neighbours are striving to conserve. He is the chairman of the Western Firth Catchment Group Trust, which recently received $50,000 from the DOC Community Fund.

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For World Wetlands Day, we’re taking a look a the matuku/Australasian bittern which is a potential indicator of wetland health.

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