The finishing touches have just been made on a NIWA-led project which aims to prove the performance of constructed wetlands on New Zealand farms.
Freshwater Update 88, September 2022
15 September 2022
Freshwater Update 88 takes a look at wetland and riparian management tools to improve water quality on rural farm land as well as an event to inspire the next generation of freshwater scientists.
In this update:
NIWA has updated training materials and restarted a course that explains the use of a riparian planning tool to achieve a range of water quality and environmental outcomes.
More than 300 secondary school students enjoyed a brief stint as freshwater researchers to help rid the country of invasive freshwater aquatic species.
Mike Hickford is a freshwater ecologist working from our Christchurch office.