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Student Develops Plant Conservation and Leadership Skills Through Riparian Restoration Involvement
A young plant conservationist, Toby Benison, from Springston School, Kura o Makonui, in Canterbury has recently been acknowledged for his significant contribution to a local waterway. Enviroschools Canterbury Facilitator Matt Stanford explains why this motivated student received a New Zealand Plant Conservation Network Award.
Collaborative Approach to Restoration Reaps Rewards
Enviroschools Canterbury facilitator Matt Stanford tells us about the success of a collaborative approach to local learning and action which has led to engaged students, effective restoration in the Selwyn District, and recognition in both the New Zealand Plant Conservation Network and the 2019 Canterbury Aoraki Conservation Board awards.
Healthy Wai Supported by Community Partnerships
Leeston School students decided to take action to restore Snake Creek, but to do this, they knew they had to come up with a plan to create shade that could suppress the weeds. Guided by Enviroschools Facilitator Matt Stanford, the students’ plan came to fruition with the help of their community partnerships...
Christchurch City Council
Department of Conservation
Hurunui District Council
Mackenzie District Council
Selwyn District Council
South Canterbury Kindergartens
Timaru District Council
Waimakariri District Council
Waimate District Council
Waimate Kindergarten Association