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Conservation contact: Peter Barber -> mailto:ttc-conservation [snail] ttc [period] org [period] nz?Subject=Query%20from%20TTC%20website on (04) 973 2254
Can New Zealand really be pest free?
My own view is that we should each do our bit regardless. The Good Nature Trap presentation we enjoyed the other night showed us one way to do so, but if you'd like more information, please follow this link: Can New Zealand really be pest free
Thin Ice This is a link to the website of the movie of the same name - http://thiniceclimate.org/ - convincing scientific research for climate change deniers. It is a thorough and eloquent account of climate scientists' research into, and understanding of, the mechanics and likely scenarios of climate change.
Planting natives in our gardens
Tramping is about lots of things. In some way we enjoy that heavy pack and clear, defined goals. We enjoy the company of our fellows, and look forward to the cup of soup at the hut. Being there amid that wilderness is half the fun, and that it's the getting there that makes being there so significant.
Many trampers also like to have a bit of wilderness at home, photos, a rock or two maybe, and some of the trees that we've seen in the wild. If you'd like some ideas on what to plant, read on...