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Predator Free Schools funding

Become a Predator Free School

Applications to become a Predator Free School are open from 23 September - 20 October 2019. If you are selected as a Predator Free School, your class will receive:a ‘starter pack’ which includes monitoring equipment to enable students to investigate and identify any introduced predators living on their school grounds or local green space relevant teaching resources to support outdoor investigations and learning in class a budget of up to $500 for traps and outcome-focused items such as wētā houses, lizard gardens and bird feeders.Students will be encouraged to monitor the variety of native species that live in their community and what can be done to help them, detect what predators are in their school...

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Great Kererū Count 2019

The Great Kererū Count | 20 – 29 September 2019

The Great Kererū Count is NZ's biggest citizen science project to help gather information on the abundance and distribution of the kererū - also known as kūkū, kūkupa, or New Zealand Pigeon. The Great Kererū Count is on from 20 September to 29 September 2019.  You can find all the details and lots of great resources at www.greatkererucount.nz and in the KCC Kererū Education Pack. Everyone in New Zealand can get involved with the Great Kererū Count, whether you see any kererū or not.  Sharing your observations will help build up a clearer picture of where the kererū live (or don't live), how many there are and what they are feeding on. The humble kererū is one of New Zealand’s most valuable assets when it comes to our...

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