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Riverlea Environment Society Inc - Restoration Project

Riverlea Environment Society Inc - Restoration Project

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  • Sat 29 Feb ’20, 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • Thu 5 Mar ’20, 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • Thu 19 Mar ’20, 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • Sat 28 Mar ’20, 10:00am – 12:00pm
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  • Thu 16 Apr ’20, 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • Sat 25 Apr ’20, 10:00am – 12:00pm
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  • Thu 14 May ’20, 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • Thu 11 Jun ’20, 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • Thu 25 Jun ’20, 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • Sat 27 Jun ’20, 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • Thu 9 Jul ’20, 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • Thu 23 Jul, 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • Sat 25 Jul, 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • Thu 6 Aug, 10:00am – 12:00pm
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  • Sat 29 Aug, 10:00am – 12:00pm
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  • Thu 17 Sep, 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • Sat 26 Sep, 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • Thu 1 Oct, 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • Thu 15 Oct, 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • Thu 29 Oct, 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • Sat 31 Oct, 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • Thu 12 Nov, 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • Thu 26 Nov, 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • Sat 28 Nov, 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • Thu 10 Dec, 10:00am – 12:00pm
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Where:

Hammond Park, Malcolm St, Hamilton

Restrictions:

All Ages

Remnant Swamp Maire and Pukatea Forest Restoration Project.

Hammond Park is a regionally significant remnant of indigenous forest that occupies a terrace adjacent to the Waikato River in Hamilton City.

This floristically diverse riparian margin is home to a range of species such as the rare native long-tailed bat, swamp maire, tui, bellbird, glow worms and ruru (morepork) to name a few.

The bush area 'hangs' between the upper scarp and lower scarp, or cliff face, which falls to the river. The landform features surface and subsurface water flows in this area that has to lead to the characteristic swamp or semi-swamp forest type.

A key feature of this site is a small population of swamp maire (Syzygium maire), which has become locally and regionally rare.

The Riverlea Environment Society Inc (RESI) are undertaking a forest and riverside restoration project based on a report by the Centre of Biodiversity and Ecology Research (CBER) 'A Restoraiton Plan for Hammond Bush' for Hamilton City Council.

The objectives of this group are to protect and enhance the environment as well as other amenity values of the area. The group engages with local government organisations on matters of planning and resource consents or processes that may impact the quality of life in this area.

For further information, see the website.

Contact: Paula Smith
Email: conservation@resi.org.nz

PLEASE BE AWARE TO FOLLOW COVID-19 protocols
Follow updates for protocols at www.health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/covid-19-novel-coronavirus

PLEASE do not attend if you have any 'flu' like symptoms.

It is very important for us to track all participants for any future contact tracing purposes.

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