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Greymouth Japanese Honeysuckle Biocontrol

The project aims to reduce Japanese Honeysuckle at Paroa Lagoon with Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research biocontrol (white admiral butterfly), engaging Greymouth Year 12 Biology students and Paroa enviroschool students.

Organised by

Greymouth Japanese Honeysuckle Biocontrol

Project details

  • West Coast
  • Conservation
  • Science
  • Biology

Project duration

February 2019 - December 2019

Funding awarded

$18,000.00 excl. GST (2019)
Unlocking Curious Minds

Bug Alert!

Has a change in wetland vegetation resulted in a change in the abundance and diversity of aquatic macro –invertebrates and terrestrial invertebrates?

Organised by

East Taranaki Environment Trust

Taranaki Regional Council

Project details

  • Taranaki
  • Conservation
  • Ecology
  • Science
  • Biology
  • Environment

Project duration

May 2018 - May 2019

Funding awarded

$17,120.42 excl. GST (2018)
Participatory Science Platform

Ngā Kaitiaki o Ngā Motu

The project whānau will be exploring the characterisation and connectivity of taonga species inside and outside Tapuae Marine Reserve and Ngā Motu/Sugar Loaf Islands Marine Protected Area.

Organised by

Te Atiawa Iwi Charitable Trust

Taranaki Regional Council

Experiencing Marine Reserves schools.

Project details

  • Taranaki
  • Mātauranga Māori
  • Oceans
  • Conservation
  • Ecology
  • Biology
  • Environment

Project duration

May 2018 - May 2019

Funding awarded

$19,969.00 excl. GST (2018)
Participatory Science Platform