Biosecurity-Biodiversity

The Council works with landholders to restore and enhance native biodiversity, particularly by controlling pests, and with new impetus under Towards Predator-Free Taranaki.

The why & how of pest management

Pest plants and animals are one of the greatest threats to the region’s remaining indigenous biodiversity.
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Pest management - what you need to know

The Pest Management Plan for Taranaki covers 17 species of pest plant or animal. On this page you can find out what they are, and what you must do if they are on the property you o...
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Freshwater biosecurity

Clean all gear when moving between waterways.
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Biodiversity in Taranaki

The Council's biodiversity work is primarily focused on private land, helping farmers and other landowners to restore and enhance key native ecosystems.
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Taranaki Taku Tūranga - Towards Predator-Free Taranaki

Help Taranaki’s native wildlife & bush – let’s restore Taranaki! Get involved by trapping in your backyard, protecting Taranaki wildlife and native bush from the threat of predator...
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Which spurge is which?

It's important to know the difference between shore spurge and sea spurge. Shore spurge is part of our precious indigenous biodiversity; sea spurge is an invasive weed that's a tar...
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