This past month, our Science Lead Emeritus professor David Norton led several farm visits across the country with Fonterra’s Sustainable Dairy Advisors (SDAs). Read this blog to learn about a few key takeaways that came from the sessions.
The ecologists on the Farming with Native Biodiversity team, Becky Clements and Tyler Jarman, have spent the last 18 months working with farms to create long-term biodiversity management plans. This blog describes their process working with farms and their big takeaways from this work.
This week, our podcast host Tim Dangen sat down with climate economics expert Dr David Hall. David is a researcher who studies climate policy, climate finance, and land-use among other topics. He is also the Climate Policy Director at Toha, which is helping to build an economic market for investment in land regeneration.
This week, our podcast host Tim Dangen sat down with restoration planting expert Adam Thompson. Adam is a beef farmer and the owner of native plant nursery, Restore Native. He works to grow native plants primarily for planting on farms, so he has lots of experience in helping farmers to restore areas of native bush on their farms.
This week, our podcast host Tim Dangen sat down with biodiversity monitoring expert Joanne Clapcott. Joanne is a freshwater scientist and team leader of the freshwater ecosystems team at Cawthron Institute in Nelson. Her work involves evaluating the biodiversity and health of bodies of freshwater like rivers, streams, and lakes to learn what’s living there and what it’s doing, so she has lots of experience monitoring biodiversity.
This week, podcast host Tim Dangen sat down with native animal expert Danielle Shanahan. Danielle is the CEO of Zealandia Te Māra a Tāne, an eco-sanctuary in Wellington. Danielle has lots of experience with how to make room for native animals in a farming landscape.
This week, our podcast host, Tim Dangen, sat down with emeritus Professor David Norton to talk about remnant bush on farms. They ended up covering a range of useful topics from monitoring biodiversity to carbon credits.
This week, our podcast host, Tim Dangen, talked with Sam “The Trap Man” Gibson about dealing with pests on farm. Sam is a catchment coordinator at NZ Landcare Trust in Tairāwhiti, “The mighty East coast,” and his passion is trapping pests.