December 21, 2016 by
Ashley, Black-billed gull, black-fronted terns, Breeding, Education, Lower Waitaki, Newsletters, Waitaki, wrybill
Merry Christmas everyone. Firstly, a big thank you for your support this year. I’ll keep this brief as I know your email inboxes will be jammed with end-of-year missives. I will be away from Friday 23 December until the end of January. If I manage to snap a few photos of Iceland’s braided rivers, I’ll […]
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July 29, 2016 by
feral cats, Land & Water Regional Plan, Lower Waitaki, Newsletters
Hello all, While winter might be quiet on the rivers, much has been going on behind the scenes in regards to the Braided Rivers Partnership Project, which I will report on at the Annual General Meeting 03 September. The Flock is also gaining momentum, with schools and Brownies making birds and using the online teaching […]
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February 22, 2016 by
Black-billed gull, black-fronted terns, Breeding, Clarence River, Lower Waitaki, Newsletters, pest mammals
Hello all, This is a reminder that the next BRaid meeting is this coming Friday 26 February at 2.20pm, not 1.00pm, at DOC offices, Nga Mai Rd. Sockburn. We will be holding a manager’s meeting at 1.00pm, prior to the general meeting. I will be sending the agenda and last meeting’s minutes to all members […]
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February 8, 2016 by
bird survey, black-fronted terns, Breeding, ECan, Lower Waitaki, Reports, Research, traps
From Ann-Kathrin Schlesselmann, Otago University After kick-starting the tern island project in the Lower Waitaki in October, we have now finished our monitoring for this breeding season. The aim of this project is to find alternative ways to improve the breeding success of black-fronted terns and other braided river birds by improving the breeding habitat […]
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