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Riverlea Environment Society Inc - Restoration Project

Riverlea Environment Society Inc - Restoration Project

When:

  • Sat 24 Feb ’18, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Sat 24 Mar ’18, 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • Sat 26 May ’18, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Tue 19 Jun ’18, 9:00am – 11:00am
  • Sat 30 Jun ’18, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
  • Tue 3 Jul ’18, 9:00am – 11:00am
  • Thu 12 Jul ’18, 9:00am – 11:00am
  • Thu 26 Jul ’18, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
  • Sat 28 Jul ’18, 9:00am – 11:00am
  • Thu 9 Aug ’18, 10:15am – 12:15pm
  • Thu 23 Aug ’18, 10:15am – 12:15pm
  • Sat 25 Aug ’18, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
  • Thu 6 Sep ’18, 10:15am – 12:15pm
  • Thu 20 Sep ’18, 10:15am – 12:15pm
  • Sat 29 Sep ’18, 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • Thu 4 Oct ’18, 10:15am – 12:15pm
  • Thu 18 Oct ’18, 10:15am – 12:15pm
  • Sat 27 Oct ’18, 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • Thu 1 Nov ’18, 10:15am – 12:15pm
  • Thu 15 Nov ’18, 10:15am – 12:15pm
  • Sat 24 Nov ’18, 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • Thu 24 Jan, 10:15am – 12:15pm
  • Sat 26 Jan, 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • Thu 7 Feb, 10:15am – 12:15pm
  • Thu 21 Feb, 10:15am – 12:15pm
  • Sat 23 Feb, 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • Thu 7 Mar, 10:15am – 12:15pm
  • Thu 21 Mar, 10:15am – 12:15pm
  • Sat 30 Mar, 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • Thu 4 Apr, 10:15am – 12:15pm
  • Thu 18 Apr, 10:15am – 12:15pm
  • Sat 27 Apr, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
  • Thu 2 May, 10:15am – 12:15pm
  • Thu 16 May, 10:15am – 12:15pm
  • Sat 25 May, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
  • Thu 30 May, 10:15am – 12:15pm
  • Thu 13 Jun, 10:15am – 12:15pm
  • Thu 27 Jun, 10:15am – 12:15pm
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Where:

Hammond Park, Malcolm St, Hamilton

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

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 land form features surface and subsurface water flows in this area that has 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.

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