Month: August 2018

Subsidised predator traps

Predator Free Arrowtown was set up in April 2017 to remove rats, stoats, weasels, ferrets, possums and hedgehogs around Arrowtown and the surrounding hills. This will help bring back the native birds, lizards and invertebrates, in combination with weed removal and native replanting. PFA started with an initial 10 traps, and has since expanded to …

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Lake Hayes remediation

The Otago Regional Council is investigating three potential methods towards remediating water quality in Lake Hayes. The Council’s technical committee this afternoon took further steps towards remediating water quality in the lake, with three potential methods of flushing, capping and destratification under discussion. The glacial lake near Queenstown has been suffering from ongoing algal blooms, …

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