As the population grows, human environments overlap or replace other ecosystems. There are plenty of things we can all do to support biodiversity whether we have a large or small backyard, own our home or rent.
Image: The Waimeha Lagoon Care Group.
As the population grows, human environments overlap or replace other ecosystems. Apart from joining a restoration group, there are plenty of things we can do to support biodiversity at home. The greater the diversity of an ecosystem, the better it can cope with impacts like climate change and pest invasions.
Here are some ways you can help look after New Zealand's native plant life in and around your patch!
There are lots of fun ways to encourage and protect native wildlife around your place.
If you’d like to get involved, volunteers are always welcome at local restoration groups. Activities include tree planting, track building, weeding, pest trapping, bird monitoring, and nursery work. Some volunteers have many years’ experience so gettin...