The Fairfield Project is an urban biodiversity and gully restoration project centred in the diverse community of Fairfield in Hamilton. The ongoing purpose is to provide educational opportunities for all ages alongside the restoration of the culturally an
By collecting, analysing and mapping their own GPS data during an interactive field trip, students learn how mathematics helps us understand animal ecology resulting in effective control of pest mammals.
The project aims to reduce Japanese Honeysuckle at Paroa Lagoon with Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research biocontrol (white admiral butterfly), engaging Greymouth Year 12 Biology students and Paroa enviroschool students.
Students will learn how scientists work with biosecurity threats in Aotearoa, comparing myrtle rust with other rust fungi, discovering fungal life cycles and concepts about research into unwanted plant diseases.
Year 9 & 10 students at Gore High School are exploring the science of wetlands, water monitoring, and wai kōura (freshwater crayfish) through a collaboration with Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu and their kōura farming project.