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Predator Trapping at Yarrs Flat

By |2019-06-20T04:46:47+00:00June 20th, 2019|News|

The Waihora Ellesmere Trust is working with the Department of Conservation to initiate a trapping program at Yarrs Flat Wildlife reserve. Trapping will target rats, stoats and possums; all introduced pests that impact on our native wildlife. DOC200 traps will be used in the program to target rats and stoats.  The Lincoln Men's Shed has [...]

Predator Free Workshop

By |2019-06-20T04:02:45+00:00June 20th, 2019|Events, News|

The Waihora Ellesmere Trust and the Department of Conservation are hosting a Predator Free Trapping Workshop. Come and hear from a number of speakers and talk to the experts regarding trapping mammalian predators. There will be displays and information on a number of traps. The Waihora Ellemere Trust with the support of the Department of [...]

Children’s University

By |2019-04-17T03:27:00+00:00April 17th, 2019|Education, News|

The Waihora Ellesmere Trust has partnered with the Children's University to become a Learning Destination. Learning Destinations provide learning activities that contribute to the Passport of Learning. The first activity produced is for Harts Creek for more information go to the Children's University page on our website.

2019 Te Waihora Bird Survey

By |2019-02-25T01:20:11+00:00February 16th, 2019|Events, News|

The 2019 survey took place on Saturday February 16, 2019. The day started off with a few showers however the rain stopped before we set out to the Lake. The wind was a little cold as you will see by the hats and parkas. Over 50 volunteers and staff from a number of agencies undertook the annual census [...]

Floundering in a changing lake

By |2018-10-10T00:42:55+00:00October 10th, 2018|News|

Esme Robinson a Scientist with Plant & Food Research spoke at the Waihora Ellemere Trust 2018 AGM. Esme presented her research on Flounder in Te Waihora / Lake Ellesmere. She is in the early stages of determining the effects of temperature on Flounder in the Lake. Check out her informative presentation here  

2018 Annual General Meeting

By |2018-08-16T02:33:26+00:00August 16th, 2018|Events, News|

The Waihora Ellesmere Trust invites you to their 2018 Annual General Meeting. When: 17th of September at 6.30 pm Where: Lincoln Events Centre, Habgood Lounge, Meijer Drive, Lincoln The AGM formalities will start at 6.30 pm followed by refreshments at 7.00 pm and then our guest speaker at 7.30 pm. The Waihora Ellesmere Trust is pleased to have [...]

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