Free talk on kauri dieback, volunteer recruitment, and an AGM – oh my!
Āwhitu Landcare is very excited to present a free public talk from renowned scientist and Kauri expert Dr Mels Barton about combating kauri dieback.
Dr Barton works closely with Kauri Rescue, and she will cover the following, and more:
- Why are kauri so important to the northern NZ forest ecosystem?
- Why are they now a threatened species?
- What can we do as individuals and as a community to support and improve kauri health?
The talk will be followed by refreshments and an update on the work of Āwhitu Landcare over the past year. Learn about the “Te Korowai o Papatūānuku” revegetation project, the predator free pilot and Āwhitu’s community pest control network. Their Annual General Meeting will also be held after the speaker event.
Āwhitu Landcare needs you!
- Is the environment important to you?
- Would you like to contribute to your community?
- Would you like to gain practical skills in conservation and biodiversity restoration?
Āwhitu Landcare is looking for people who can donate a few hours a month, and if you have a background in accounting, IT, fundraising, website development, communications, revegetation, pest control or committee admin, then they have some extra-special volunteer opportunities for you!
You can become part of the Landcare committee, or simply contribute your skills on a project by project basis. To find out more, phone Alison on 021 436684 or, better still, come to this talk/AGM and chat to one of the committee members.
Ngā mihi nui!