Environment Waikato has treated 115 rook nests in the north Waikato and Taupo districts as part of a new, aggressive approach to eliminating the pests.
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Environment Waikato is working to control alligator weed in the lower Waikato River before it becomes a serious threat to the Region’s wetlands and waterways.
Environment Waikato’s Biosecurity Committee wants urgent action taken to clear pockets of invasive egeria weed from parts of Lake Taupo.
Environment Waikato needed to issue fewer urban pest control programmes in the last year as people took more responsibility for pest control, this week’s Biosecurity Committee heard.
Environment Waikato has awarded the $4000 Roger Harris scholarship to former Putaruru High School student Joanne Steeghs for her university studies in environmental engineering.
Property valued at $525 million is at high risk from coastal erosion and flooding on the eastern Coromandel, according to a report from Environment Waikato.
Recent heavy rain has eased the drought in the Waihou River area – but more problems are likely before the summer is over.
The Waikato River won’t become the country’s first glow-in-the-dark river any time soon, according to Environment Waikato’s water sampling.
Waikato people reported 1151 environmental incidents to Environment Waikato in the past year – 157 more than the previous year.
More than 50 people in the septic tank business from throughout the North Island are attending New Zealand’s first training course on managing on-site wastewater systems.
Environment Waikato’s Passenger Transport Subcommittee has recommended ending the Villager bus service which took pensioners to city sights and shopping areas.
One hundred people can expect to die on Waikato roads this year, according to predictions from the Land Transport Safety Authority.
Environment Waikato has granted resource consents for construction of a land-based jetsprint course in the Mercer Reserve.
Environment Waikato has lifted the ban all non-essential water use in the Waihou River area after yesterday’s rain – but the weather will be watched closely for the next few weeks.
Environment Waikato is proposing to extend total property clearance of ragwort and nodding and plumeless thistle into the dairying parts of Rotorua district.
Environment Waikato has made a Special Order to make a separate rate to deal with possums in the Whitehall – Te Tapui area.
Environment Waikato has already been taking action to improve the condition of Lake Waikare, which a Canadian engineer has pronounced “dead”.
A Tamahere wetland has won Environment Waikato’s Best Wetland competition.
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Some of the country’s leading agricultural economists have been meeting in Hamilton over the past two days to flesh out the economic benefits to be derived from Project Watershed.