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Native tree Planting at “The Sanctuary”

29/08/2020 at 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Meet at 9.45am  at the parking area at the end of Coutt’s Island Rd (just past 589 Coutt’s Island rd -see image above), to register and then walk to the planting area. Bruce Craig will meet volunteers at the car park.
The Sanctuary is an ECan reserve on the banks of the Waimakariri river. Forest and Bird is helping Greg Stanley -the ECan  Regional Biodiversity Ranger  by planting native trees to restore habitat for forest and braided river birds and other native fauna.
Forest and Bird also run a predator trapping programme at The Sanctuary
Spades are provided, but please bring your own gloves. We will work 1-2 metres apart for social distancing. If you are feeling unwell please stay at home.
There will be a cuppa and snack afterward if Covid restrictions at the time allow.
For inquiries and expressions of interest in attending, please contact Bruce Craig at email:,or  Phone: 02102768961 or (03)3832639


10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Sanctuary Waimakariri
Coutts Island Rd
Christchurch, New Zealand