Conservation Week winner wants to be Whio RangerConservation Week winner wants to be Whio Ranger
Eight-year-old Olive Paterson from Blenheim was the 2015 Conservation Week ‘Find a Whio’ contest winner. Olive embarked on an amazing adventure in Tongariro with her family and wrote a blog to tell us all about it.
New Educational Resources AddedNew Educational Resources Added
We’ve just added a whole bunch of new whio educational resources including infographic posters and an awesome ‘Stoats and Rivers’ game. Download them now.
Pest control and ‘nest egg’ boost whio populationPest control and ‘nest egg’ boost whio population
A study of whio/blue duck in eastern Kahurangi National Park has shown the benefits rearing ducklings in wildlife facilities and aerial 1080 pest control have in increasing their numbers in the wild.
The Whio Forever ProjectThe Whio Forever Project
There’s only a few thousand Whio, our Blue Duck, left in New Zealand. Genesis Energy and the Department of Conservation are working together to make sure our rivers will have Whio, forever.