There are so many places to find information these days, to make this links page more useful we’ve selected a range of sites that our members use often. The links are grouped into subject types and listed in the order of the topics that our members have told us they spend the most of their time on. Let us know if you find really useful sites and we’ll add them in.
Weed identification and control
- http://www.lgnz.co.nz/nzs-local-government/new-zealands-councils/ - Find your local regional council and find out about biosecurity in your area
Pest animal best practice control and monitoring
- http://www.npca.org.nz/index.php/a-series-best-practice.html - National Pest Control Agencies publications about pest animal control and monitoring methods.
- http://www.doc.govt.nz/conservation/threats-and-impacts/animal-pests/methods-of-control/ - Department of Conservation pest animal control information
Native plant identification and use
- Lizard identification: http://nzlizards.landcareresearch.co.nz/Default.aspx
- Lizard conservation toolkit: http://ecogecko.co.nz/toolkit.php
- http://formak.co.nz to help with inventarisation and monitoring of species
- http://naturewatch.org.nz/-recording species observations
- http://ebird.org/content/newzealand - birds
- http://www.lawa.org.nz/explore-data/coastal/ water quality at beaches
Historically rare ecosystems (coastal) and significant dune systems
NZ coastal policy statement
Funding for projects (also try your local Council)