Volunteers are needed for our open day on Maungawhau/Mt Eden: http://www.maungawhau.co.nz/events/love-your-mountain-day-2012.html
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Living Legends Operations Manager, Gordon Hosking, has been busy travelling around our sites to check on the health of the trees we planted last year. There is no doubt the 2011 season has been an outstanding success. The majority of sites show over 95% survival of plants and very good growth, largely due to the silver lining of our dismal summer, the trees loved it!
Kia ora all
Here is the Sustainable Living Centre workshop programme for May/June.
Below is a quick rundown of the line-up for the next two months.
Please see attachment for our newsletter to read more detailed information on the workshops below.
Are you interested in people, plants and parks?
Do you want to gain experience managing planting days as s paid job, volunteer co-ordinator or to start your own planting project?
Kaipatiki Project and Okahu Rakau are offering free hands-on training at a series of community planting days (at Bastion Point & Glenfield) from 26 May to 1 September 2012.
www.asksharegive.org.nz is a website launched a month ago. AskShareGive is the site where Kiwis share their time, skills, transport and old or unwanted goods without money changing hands.
The call is out! The 2012 Speight’s Brewery Environment Fund is now open for applications, and is seeking Dunedin-based conservationists to collect a share of the funding pool.
Dunedin-based for over 135 years, the Speight’s Brewery has a strong sense of pride in looking after its home region, and wants to support Dunedinites who wish to do the same.
More than 70 community projects aimed at protecting and improving Auckland’s environment and heritage have received grants in the latest round of annual funding from Auckland Council’s Environmental Initiatives Fund (EIF).
We are collecting opinions on Auckland Council’s first Waste Management and Minimisation Plan.
The council has released its draft plan for managing and minimising waste in Auckland. The plan is now out for discussion until 31 January 2012.
Join the Point Chevalier Coastal Spring Clean
Help rid the Point Chevalier coast of sharp Pacific oyster shells and other rubbish and make it safer and more enjoyable for swimming, coastal walks, and kite-surfing
A longfin eel webpage developed by Manaaki Tuna is now up and running! Manaaki Tuna is a multi-disciplinary group comprised of academics, teachers and researchers from Massey University, iwi, hapu and environmental groups.