January 15, 2019 by
ARRG, Ashley, Awards and funding, banded dotterel, bird survey, Black-backed gull, Breeding, Department of Conservation, DOC, ECan, Fresh water management, kaki /black stilt, migration, Newsletters, Reports, Waimakariri, wrybill
Tēnā koutou, Happy New Year-of-the-Wrybill and welcome back to those of you who were taking a break. Braided Rivers Seminar 2019 As I mentioned in the last newsletter, thanks to funding from ECan, we are hosting full-day Braided Rivers Seminar at Lincoln University Wednesday 26 June. While we don’t yet have a final programme in […]
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October 9, 2017 by
Ashley, climate change, community partnerships, Department of Conservation, DOC, Events, migration, Newsletters, Research
Greetings, Following our AGM held September 08, the chairperson’s annual report is available online: We have some exciting news to announce shortly with our newest ‘braided rivers birds’ partner, Karikaas, makers of fine (and extremely yummy!) award winning Dutch style cheeses: http://www.karikaas.co.nz. I won’t go into too many details here, but this will considerably raise the […]
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April 24, 2017 by
Art, community partnerships, Events, Exhibition, migration
Opening 3pm Saturday 10 June – 18 July From the Rivers to the Shore and the accompanying exhibition, The Flyway Print Exchange, are art projects that explore the connectivity of place through migratory birds. The shorebirds that nest on the South Island’s braided river beds and seek northern warmer waters over winter, and those others […]
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December 16, 2015 by
climate change, migration, population trends, seabirds
A paper published in PLOS ONE a few days ago indicates grim news for seabirds, and New Zealand waters are in the thick of it. Seabird population changes are good indicators of long-term and large-scale change in marine ecosystems, and important because of their many impacts on marine ecosystems. Monitoring approximately 19% of the global […]
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