Author Archives: Elizabeth Guthrey

Registrations are open for September 16th and 30th Plantout Days

It’s time to register for our final community plantout day ! 30th September, Saturday – Port hills fire restoration and Tai Tapu Plantout. ( take your own car, or request to carpool – site details in this link below): Registration … Continue reading

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Plantout Tour Highlights from April 9th

Starting a native planting project on your farm is a lot easier with the right advice and support from the community. Te Ara Kākāriki Greenway Canterbury Trust hosted our annual Plantout tour on Sunday April 9th in two locations across … Continue reading

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Kids Discovery Monitoring Days

From March to June this year, Lou Drage (TAK) and Matt Stanford (Enviroschools) have been taking small groups of students from our Kids Discovery Plantout schools out for monitoring sessions. Under this wooden disk, Glentunnel school found the following species; … Continue reading

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Stackwoods Bend Crowdfunder Success

Thank you everyone who supported our first ever crowd funding campaign for this Stackwoods Bend restoration project. We raised $9,000 with all of your support. We will now commence planting at this site in rainy Spring – date set for … Continue reading

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Remedial work to come for Port Hills

There have been many discussions amongst local councils and ecologists about how to remediate the burnt hills, what to do now, and what to do later. A big concern is the risk of erosion from the first rains we get … Continue reading

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