Save our backyard bird song

It’s a risky business for our native birds to move about the region but there is a plan to make it safer. Pest Free Auckland focuses on the suppression of pest animals and plants to create a secure environment for our wildlife to thrive. Together we can save our backyard birdsong.

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What is Pest Free Auckland?

Pest Free Auckland focuses on the suppression of pest animals, pest plants (environmental weeds), pathogens, and marine pests, to help nature thrive.

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Pull Weeds

Clear your backyard of pest plants, particularly moth plant, yellow/kahili ginger and climbing asparagus. Identify and find tips on the best way to remove the weeds.

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Place traps

Find out how to humanely and safely trap rats, possums and stoats, including what tools to use and where you should put your traps.

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Plant Natives

Find out the best natives trees and shrubs to plant for the native birds.

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Save our Backyard Birdsong with Ranger Glenn

Easy to follow DIY videos on what you can do in your backyard to save our backyard birdsong.

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Pest Search

Find out about pest plants and animals in Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland. You can search for a pest by name or use the filters to narrow down the selection.

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Top 10 birds to spot in your backyard

Go bird spotting and see what you can discover in your own backyard or a nearby park.

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Join a conservation community group

Conservation groups across Auckland are working hard to protect our native habitats, plants and animals. Make a difference in your local area - find a conservation group near you.