Forest & Bird is involved in many national and international events which help raise awareness of conservation issues.
Our annual Bird of the Year poll, activities around Seaweek, Conservation Week and World Wetlands Day are just a few of the events we take part in. See our events (below) for more details, or check out what’s on in your area for local events.
Southland:Te Rere Penguin Count
Sat, 14 Dec 2013
Southland: Maintenance work on plantings at Dolamore Park, in support of the CAM Summer Festival
Sat, 18 Jan 2014
Southland: Planting and maintenance at the new bird hide on Pleasure Bay Lagoon
Sat, 8 Feb 2014
Tools provided but bring gardening gloves.
Southland: Planting and maintenance at Waipapa Point
Sat, 8 Mar 2014
Afternoon visit to Colin and Christine McKenzie's dairy farm at Otara, converted 2011.
Fourth New Zealand Bat Conference: Bat Conservation: Working Together
Sun, 16 Mar 2014 - Wed, 19 Mar 2014
Rai Valley, Marlborough, 16–19 March 2014 Forest & Bird is hosting the third New Zealand bat conference in Rai Valley, within the Pelorus...
Southland: Annual Home Creek Planting with Edith Jones in the morning. Afternoon Scottish heather control work at the Wilderness Reserve.
Sat, 12 Apr 2014
9:30 am car pool from the museum or 11:00 am at Home Creek car park.
Southland: Southland Forest & Bird AGM
Mon, 12 May 2014
At Federated Farmers, 70 Forth Street