Evening talk – Mustelids: latest research findings and how to control them.

Whakaupoko Landcare group and Predator Free Franklin are proud to present a talk by renowned mustelid expert Dr Andrew Veale, from Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research. Dr Veale is an expert in the field of mustelid research, (weasels, stoats and ferrets), and is the first person in the world to fully unravel the stoat genome. He […]

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 […]

Whakaupoko Landcare Guest Speaker evening – Bumble Bees, Bees and more

This talk is on Monday 12th April from 7.00p.m. at St Brides Church, Findlay Rd. Dr. Gunjan Gera, Production and R&D Team Leader from Waiuku-based business Zonda Beneficials will be talking to us about bumble bees and their cool use as workers in NZ greenhouses.  Dr. Gunjan will also discuss IPM (Integrated Pest Management) in […]