October 26, 2018
Phase 1 of the National Wilding Conifer Control Programme has shown that we can get on top of our No.1 plant pest - through a combination of improved technologies, focussed and coordinated efforts, and added funding. Our aim in Phase 1 was to tackle priority areas of infestation, and sort out systems and processes before potentially scaling the Programme up.Read more about 'Wilding Conifer Annual...'
September 13, 2018
Celebrating our wilding successes so far
25-26 October, 2018
Countrytime Hotel, Omarama
- Keynote address by Hon Damien O'Connor, Minister for Agriculture, Biosecurity, and Food Safety
- Presentation about control/management, prevention, and restoration
- Field trip to see successes of wilding conifer control
Download the conference flyer for more details and accomodation options.
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July 13, 2018
The National Wilding Conifer Control Programme is a partnership between LINZ, the Ministry for Primary Industries, the Department of Conservation, the New Zealand Defence Force, regional and district councils, forestry, farming and community groups.
LINZ leads the information work stream component of the National Wilding Conifer Control Programme, which has involved developing the WCIS.
The WCIS won a New Zealand Spatial Excellence Award in November 2017Read more about 'Wilding conifer app...'
June 29, 2018
At the end of May comments closed on the proposal to set up an independent stakeholder-led wilding conifer group. Thank you to the submitters. Given the broad support for the proposal, an Interim Committee was formed to guide the independent group’s establishment.Read more about 'Wilding Conifer Group...'
May 07, 2018
A proposal from the WCMG Committee and the national programme’s Stakeholder Advisory Group to establish a new and merged independent advisory group has been released for consultationRead more about 'An independent advisory...'