Banks Peninsula gears up for Predator Free

November 4, 2018 12:30 pm

Media Release

A memorandum of understanding to remove pest animals from Banks Peninsula was signed on November 4.

More than a dozen participating groups and agencies – including the Banks Peninsula Conservation Trust, Department of Conservation (DOC), Christchurch City Council, Environment Canterbury and Ngāi Tahu Rūnanga – have agreed to work together to remove pests from the 115,000 hectare peninsula by 2050.

“There is a strong history of community and landholder conservation on the peninsula and the pest free vision has been developed by the Banks Peninsula Conservation Trust in consultation with landowners and the community,” said Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage.

Read the full release here.

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