31 October 2015

Conservation week - Monday 9 November Conservation week - Waitara.

improving whitebait habitat in Waitara - 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. Meet at the end of Brookes Terrace Waitara.

Weeding around riparian plants and planting some extra flax. Riparian plants are important to provide shelter to native fish. Research by Manukorihi Intermediate students in Waitara found whitebait numbers higher in areas of the stream sheltered by vegetation compared to grass areas.