Projects

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Trap NZ

The predator data from our braided river traps are recorded, after every survey, at the trap.nz website.

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Bird count

We completed our first bird count on the rivers in 2017. We will repeat this in 2018 and 2019.

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Braided rivers

1n 2018 we placed 601 predator traps, on the Dart and Rees rivers, to protect the vulnerable braided river birds.

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Hedgehog

There are no hedgehogs in our area and we plan to keep it that way by placing new traps on both sides of Lake Wakatipu.

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Lake Sylvan

In 2017 we took over responsibility, from DOC, the maintenance of the 34 single traps that form a line by Lake Sylvan.

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Feral cat

Feral cats are a nuisance in our area. We are scoping plans for how to tackle this problem.

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Routeburn

There are 50 kilometres of trap-lines in the valley forests, starting near the Routeburn shelter, targeting rats and stoats,

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Rock Wren

We have 200 traps in the Harris Saddle area and Hollyford Valley faces where rock wren and kea are under threat from stoats.

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Whio

In 2011 Genesis Energy announced a five year, $2.5 million partnership with DOC to implement the Whio Recovery Plan.

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Air NZ

In 2012 Air NZ sponsored a new project to restore bird life and habitats at five Great Walk sites, the Routeburn being one.

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