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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Environment 11 Sep 2019

Harbour Bridge lights up to celebrate Conservation Week

Auckland’s Harbour Bridge will light up to celebrate 50 years of Conservation Week between Saturday 14 September and Sunday 22 September.

Environment 11 Sep 2019

Vanquishing pests from the paddocks

Meet George Watson, the 10-year-old boy who has taken up trapping as a hobby to rid his parents' farm of pests.

Environmental Heroes 6 Sep 2019

A piece of ecological paradise restored

Local volunteers have been hard at work restoring a nature lovers heaven around Le Roy’s Bush in Northcote.

Environment 3 Sep 2019

Not a rat in sight during world rat expert visit

World rat expert Bobby Corrigan was impressed with the conservation efforts of Sancta Maria College students.

Pest Free 3 Sep 2019

Meet us at the Home Show

Auckland Council taking part in the popular Auckland Home Show (4–8 September) to answer questions and dish out advice.

Parks / Outdoors 23 Aug 2019

Do you have what it takes to be a park ranger?

Applications are closing soon for Auckland Council’s student park ranger summer internship.

Environment 22 Aug 2019

Marine invader found in Great Barrier Island waters

A type of sea squirt has been discovered attempting to make the waters around Great Barrier Island its home.

Pest Free 16 Aug 2019

World rat expert to visit Howick

New York rat expert Bobby Corrigan is to visit Howick to see how Aucklanders are tackling pest control.