Wetland Restoration Symposium 12-14 Feb 2014
- Water and Wetlands: from Droughts to Storms
|The 6th National Wetland Restoration Symposium will be held in
Auckland, at the Mt Albert Unitec campus, Feb 2014.
The organising committee includes representatives from the National Wetland Trust, Auckland Council, Unitec, NZ Landcare Trust, Forest and Bird, and Wildland Consultants.
We aim to include a range of topics, including the links between wetlands and climate, coping with weather extremes when restoring wetlands, and a special focus on urban wetlands and the role of constructed wetlands (stormwater and treatment) wetlands.
Keynote speakers include New Zealander of the Year 2013, Dame Anne Salmond and Dr Dave Campbell (Waikato University).
|Sponsors and Exhibitors||
Potential sponsors and exhibitors are also welcome to view our sponsor and exhibitor packages.
|Programme||The provisional programme is now available.
|Field trips||Optional field trips will be held on Friday 14th Feb. All trips come with packed lunch and cost $55 (incl gst).
See the Field Trip options.
is now open. Choose your field trip option before you go to the
registration page. See the symposium themes and more information in
$295 Earlybird (professional) rate until 30 Nov 2013
$120 Community (non-professional) rate - landowners, community volunteers, students
$20 discount for National Wetland Trust members. Join the Trust here to obtain the discount.
|Community training opportunities
||Two training opportunities
are available for community group representatives and volunteers
attending the conference. These will be held on Saturday 15th Feb.
Growsafe course. A substantially subsidised training and certification course for use of herbicides - invaluable if weeds are a problem in your wetland. Spaces are limited, if oversubscribed, Auckland residents will be given priority slots as this event is sponsored by Auckland Council Biosecurity. Attendees pay $25. Book via the symposium registration.
WETMAK training. Free Wetland Monitoring training course run by the New Zealand Landcare Trust. Held at Half Moon Bay. Attendees must book via the NZLT website.
|Clarkson: Co-ordinated monitoring 4 mb
||West (Keynote): Feeding 1 billion humans 1 mb|
|Denyer: Ecological character 2.4 mb||Pope: Weed control at Waihola Waipori 2 mb|
|Gillies: Predator monitoring 1 mb||Salmon: Wetland governance 1.2 mb|
|Hicks: Giant kokopu at Waituna 1 mb||Schallenberg: Ecological integrity 1 mb|
|James: Biodiversity funding 500 kb||Spiers: Ecosystem health 1 mb|
|Johnson: Woody vegetation establishment 1.4 mb||Tresidder: Integrated marketing 3 mb
|Tanner: Constructed wetlands manage farm nutrients 5 mb
||Peters: Community monitoring 1 mb|
Several presentations on wetlands presented at earlier conferences for the Arawai Kakariki project are available to view below:
Last updated 16 November 2013