A Lichen. A small mushroom. Another Lichen, looks like cauliflower doesn't it? A whole ecosystem right on a rock Taken with an iPhone 5s.
On May 15 (2017) Critter Club explored an area of the Waimakariri River, just north of Christchurch. The 'Waimak' is a braided river that shifts large amounts of material down from the Southern Alps. For more about the ecology of NZ's braided rivers, see the Department of Conservation report here. The Waimak is about 150... Continue Reading →
Where: Thomson Park Scenic Reserve (see maps below) When: Monday 26 June 2017, 10 am until about 12 Our meeting location is marked with a red pin on the maps below: Suggestions on what to bring: * Sensible clothing (sturdy footwear, hats etc.) * Any food or drink you might want * Camera * Notebook and... Continue Reading →