DOC are consulting key groups to identify their aspirations for and the importance of our nature.
This year's conference is at Te Papa in Wellington from 24-28 November inclusive. Earlybird registration and abstract submission closes on 23 August, which is fast approaching, Spaces in workshops and field trips are limited, so register early to avoid disappointment.
The conference comprises three days of talks, one day of workshops (seven to choose from), one day of field trips (five options), a conference dinner, and a welcome reception. We have three exciting keynote speakers, a jam-packed programme with up to 75 talks by attendees, a poster session, and even a silent auction.
Email the conference organisers with any questions or email NZPCN Secretary Matt Ward with offers for the silent auction. Check out our conference website for further details.
A file about Dr Hugh Wilson's work over 32 years at Hinewai Reserve, Banks Peninsula
Climate scientists Dr Salinger said that ideally 90 percent of the trees planted in the One Billion Tree programme would be native species as they store more carbon.
Review by Graeme Hill