The Waitaki Whitestone Geopark presents:
Ki Uta Ki Tai - Everything is connected
- Unique species and their connection to the Geopark
- Interactions within ecosystems
- Traditional ecological knowledge
- Understanding the past to help us deal with the future
A presentation by Gareth Boyt
Gareth has recently joined the council team as Biodiversity Advisor. He has a background in conservation, ecosystem monitoring and education with the Whare Wānanga framework and a passion for sustainable land management and healthy ecosystems. He lives on a small farm at Waianakarua with his wife and 1 year old son, where they grow flowers, vegetables and trees. He has a major interest in alternative forms of looking after our land (as opposed to the current “utilisation” of land), celestial observation and sees a bright future for our unique biodiversity through systems of incorporation and understanding rather than the current situation of segregation. Everything is connected...
This event is part of Conservation Week 2020.