Posts Tagged ‘ Pukemokemoke reserve ’

Ride on mower for sale – and a chance to help Pukemokemoke reserve

Nov 26th, 2018 | By
Pukemokemoke

  Here is a special request from Pukemokemoke’s Warwick Silvester. “You will know the Pukemokemoke bush reserve at Tauhei. We have spent the last five years getting rid of privet and turning those areas into grass. We have lots of grass and it’s a good way to suppress regrowth of privet. Mowing the grass has

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National award for Pukemokemoke

Dec 5th, 2017 | By
Pukemokemoke

The Friends of Pukemokemoke Bush Reserve has won a national award for its work to protect and enhance native plant life. The group of volunteers scooped the New Zealand Plant Conservation Network’s (NZPCN) Community Plant Conservation Project category last month. Under the leadership of chairman Warwick Silvester, they carry out working bees every month, involving

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Arbor Day challenge

May 18th, 2017 | By
Pukemokemoke

New Zealanders are being challenged to plant a native tree on Arbor Day (June 5) to set a record for the most trees ever planted on one day in New Zealand. The challenge comes from Trees That Count, a new conservation programme which aims to increase native tree planting in New Zealand. Trees That Count

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Help Pukemokemoke’s forest giants

Sep 7th, 2016 | By
Botany students

Fancy a good work out that gets you fitter and helps protects our forest giants? Then you could consider volunteering for a new kauri protection project that’s kicked off at Pukemokemoke Reserve. The project involves laying planks on tracks to help avoid people walking on soil near trees and keep them off kauri roots. This

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Moth hunting at Pukemokemoke

Jul 15th, 2014 | By

The depths of winter may not seem the ideal time to hunt for moths, but those who turned up for the Moth Week event at Pukemokemoke on Friday night managed to find a few of their quarry despite the chilly conditions. Waikato University plant ecology student Angela Simpson organised the evening, which is part of

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Pukemokemoke inspires students

Apr 28th, 2014 | By

Frodo the morepork, a hive of bees, a tree-climbing demo and talks from young biodiversity enthusiasts made for a great day out for 60 youngsters recently. The occasion was the Pukemokemoke Youth Biodiversity Day, an event hosted by the Waikato Biodiversity Forum and held at our very own Pukemokemoke Bush Reserve. “The bush reserve was

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