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Pest plants 14 Feb 2024

Caulerpa update shows active response

A new report shows the work being done to respond to invasive marine pest, exotic Caulerpa.

Cleaning up our environment 14 Feb 2024

Mangrove survey launched

Few plants spark as much debate as mangroves. A survey is underway to find out more.

Pest plants 17 Jan 2024

Aotea residents help tackle pest weed problem

A new initiative educates and supports weed control measures on the island.

Community 31 Aug 2023

Call to halt caulerpa’s spread in Waiheke waters supported by board

Auckland boaters are being asked to stay away from areas of the Waiheke coastline following the discovery of invasive seaweed exotic caulerpa.

Cleaning up our environment 8 Aug 2023

Funds offered to protect waterways

Applications to Auckland Council’s Regional Waterway Protection Fund open soon.

Environment 19 Jun 2023

Franklin updates its pesky plant poster

Now you download a copy of the Franklin Local Board weed wanted list.

Conservation 24 May 2023

Auckland Council introduces friendly fungus to combat invasive weed

Arguably the most notorious pest weed to have escaped into the wild, tradescantia causes considerable damage to the natural environment, spreading along streams by water movement, infesting waterways and smothering native species.