Posts tagged "Landcare"

Richard Thompson steps down from Landcare Trust

[14 December/NZ Herald] NZ Landcare Trust’s long-time chairman, Richard Thompson, has retired after 22 years on the board. Fiona Gower will replace Thompson as its first woman chair; Ms Gower is also Rural Women New Zealand National President. Mr Thompson started as a board member at Landcare before taking on the chairman role in 2005...

Approval for insect weapons granted

 [6 June/ Business Day: NZ Farmer] The Environmental Protection Agency has approved the use of a moth and beetle to help fight the tutsan plant pest. The plant was not toxic, but livestock would not eat it and it was time consuming and costly for sheep and beef farmers to remove. Tutsan Action Group Member,...