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Lake Rotokare Scenic Reserve invertebrate ecological restoration proposal
(Lincoln University. Bio-Protection and Ecology Division, 2008-10)
The Rotokare Scenic Reserve is situated 12 km east of Eltham, South Taranaki, and is a popular recreation area for boating, walking and enjoying the scenery. The reserve consists of 230 ha of forested hill country, including ...
Pilot trials of secondary seed dispersal potential from tree weta frass by the endemic dung beetle, Saphobius edwardsi in the Punakaiki Coastal Restoration Project, New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Agriculture & Life Sciences., 2016-01)
There has been little research to our knowledge on quantifying ecosystem functions such as potential secondary seed dispersal of endemic dung beetles in New Zealand, especially on the West Coast. The Punakaiki Coastal ...
Morepork (Ninox novaseelandiae) distribution and conservation on Banks Peninsula
(Lincoln University, 2015-05)
The morepork (Ninox novaeseelandiae) project on Banks Peninsula was initiated in July 2014 and is expected to continue until 2017. The aim of this project led by the Banks Peninsula Conservation Trust (BPCT) is broadly to ...
The Quail Island story - thirteen years of multi-species pest control: successes, failures and lessons learnt
(IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and The Centre for Biodiversity and Biosecurity (CBB), Auckland, New Zealand, 2010)
Quail Island (Ōtamahua) is an 85 ha island in Lyttelton Harbour, Banks Peninsula, New Zealand. Since 1997, community volunteers have eradicated rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus), cats (Felis catus), hedgehogs ...
Baseline survey for the Punakaiki Coastal Restoration Project
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Department of Ecology, 2012-04)
The purpose of the study was to collect baseline data relating to biodiversity on the restoration site,and in adjacent forest remnants. Biodiversity re-establishment in the restoration area was monitored and compared with ...
Identification of weta foraging on brodifacoum bait and the risk of secondary poisoning for birds on Quail Island, Canterbury, New Zealand
(Lincoln, Canterbury, 2006)
Brodifacoum is a second-generation anticoagulant used for rodent control in New Zealand. Concerns about the poisoning of non-target species have resulted in restrictions being imposed on the mainland. It is, however, still ...
Invertebrate diversity and abundance in ten Port Hills reserves, Canterbury
(Lincoln University. Soil, Plant & Ecological Sciences Division., 2004-06)
Proceedings of the Quail Island Ecological Restoration Trust Workshop held at Lincoln University on 28 May 2006
Reports on a meeting relating to ecological restoration of Quail Island (Banks Peninsula, Canterbury). Topics include: Animal-related work (Mike Bowie); Bird monitoring on Quail Island (Nick Allen); Plants (Colin Burrows); ...
The eradication of mammalian predators from Quail Island, Banks Peninsula, Canterbury, New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Ecology and Entomology Group., 2003-02)
In the period from January 2000 to January 2003 an attempt was made to eradicate mammalian pests (rodents, mustelids and hedgehogs) from Quail Island (Otamahua) to allow re-introductions of native species that were once ...
An invertebrate survey of reserves, covenants and significant remnants of eastern Banks Peninsula in 2010-2011
(Lincoln University. Ecology Division, 2011-09)
Reserves, covenants and bush remnants of the eastern side of Banks Peninsula were surveyed for invertebrates including ground beetles (carabids), weevils, spiders, moths, earthworms and snails. Sixteen carabid species were ...