Rural update 19 May 2021
If you’ve been planning your winter and spring pest control and planting, see below for relevant links, or get in touch directly to chat through how WAI Wānaka can help you achieve your environmental goals.
If you’re planning winter rabbit control and need a hand checking fences, adding netting or fumigating, click here to fill out form.
If you’re planning planting activities in the spring, click here to register interest in the teams assisting with planting. Click here to register interest in the teams helping with maintenance on current areas of planting.
Click here if you’re interested in talking through weed control on your property, e.g. broom, gorse or other plant pests.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
To find out more about the programme in general, check out the FAQs here.
Last week the WAI Wānaka Jobs for Nature team underwent two days of driver training with the TR Group to skill up on off-road winter driving. This training proved extremely popular and gave the teams the skills and confidence to manage driving conditions while out on farms this winter.
WAI WĀNAKA STAKEHOLDER UPDATE
On Tuesday 25th May, we invite you to our bi-annual Wānaka Water Project (WWP) and WAI Wānaka stakeholder meeting.
The meeting gives us a chance to catch you up on all our progress, but more importantly gives us a chance to hear from YOU, on how we can better work with you and the wider Wānaka community. Come on down to the Wānaka Community Hub, 34 McDougall Street from 4pm-6pm. Light refreshments will be provided.
Wānaka Community Hub
Tuesday 25th May
WILDING PINES IN THE UPPER CLUTHA
There is national funding available for wilding pine control projects, and WAI Wānaka would like to connect with interested people and organisations in the Upper Clutha. Applications close early June, and we’d like to collaborate on a coordinated and cohesive approach for wilding pine control in the basin.
If you’d like to this discuss further, please contact Prue – 022 677 8141 or email@example.com