Finding whio ducklings on the Graham

Whio (blue duck) ducklings standing on a rock in a fast-flowing river

In a season that didn’t bode well for whio ducklings, sighting two of them on the Graham River last month was a welcome relief. Whio/blue ducks are tough. Fast-flowing alpine rivers are their thing. Their babies are expert at navigating white water from just a day old but even these staunch little dudes have their […]

Nelson Tasman hosts NZ’s first blue Carbon Workshop

Waimea Inlet at low tide

1 September 2020 Media ReleaseFor immediate distribution  “From backyard dump to somewhere special,” was one participant’s vision for Nelson-Tasman’s estuaries at New Zealand’s inaugural Blue Carbon Workshop last Friday.  Twenty-five representatives from local business, government, community conservation and other stakeholder groups attended the workshop at the Headingly Centre, Richmond to learn about natural carbon sequestration in […]