Environment Waikato will be randomly checking Waikato dairy farm effluent systems to ensure farmers comply with the rules.
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Flowering privet is causing problems for asthma and hayfever sufferers around the Waikato Region and Tuakau residents are required to control it on their properties.
Environment Waikato has granted $5000 to the Te Whei Ao Te Ao Marama Environmental Education Trust, based in Ngaruawahia.
An Environment Waikato staff member has been awarded the Council’s Water Sciences Prize.
Environment Waikato has granted $2.1 million in assistance to the Maungatautari Ecological Island Trust to help restore the native animals and plants to the Region.
Environment Waikato has granted $2000 from its Environmental Initiative Fund towards Kakepuku Mountain Conservation Society’s restoration plan for the historic Reserve.
Environment Waikato has granted $1350 from its Environmental Initiative Fund towards Nawton School’s native plant propagation area.
Nine cattle have died after drinking water from algae-contaminated Lake Rotongaro.
A series of workshops on farm effluent management will be held throughout the Waikato this month.
The councils of the Waikato region have joined forces to find out what communities want for the region and how our districts and towns should develop.
Raglan residents can find out more about the health of the Whaingaroa Catchment at an Information Day in Raglan next month.
A fungus disease that infects pine trees had potentially disastrous commercial and environmental consequences for the Waikato and the country, this week’s Environment Waikato Biosecurity Committee meeting heard.
Environment Waikato is stepping up work to manage a possible tsunami in the Waikato following the devastation from the Boxing Day tsunami in east Asia.
Farmers entering the Farm Environment Awards are choosing sustainable farming methods for good business reasons, this week’s Environment Waikato Environment Committee meeting heard.
Significant river management and flood protection works on the Tongariro River will get underway this summer.
The demand for water for dairy pasture irrigation in the Waikato over the next 50 years is likely to be second only to that from hydroelectric generation, this week’s Environment Waikato Environment Committee meeting heard.
Funding failure for biological control initiatives could compromise work to combat a variety of plant pests, this week’s Environment Waikato Biosecurity Committee heard.
Miles of shrink wrap sitting idle at Kinleith Mill in Tokoroa is now headed for a new life in Fiji.
Environment Waikato has found infestations of an aggressive water weed on eight properties at Te Kowhai, this week’s Biosecurity Committee meeting was told.