Author Archives: KM

Upcoming: Mt Vernon Valley

Where: Mt Vernon Valley, meeting at the end of Hillsborough Tce (see maps below) When: Monday 16 October 2017, 10 am until about 12. On this occasion we will walk a little way up the valley floor and explore the … Continue reading

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Upcoming: Sign of the Bellbird

Where: Sign of the Bellbird, Port Hills (see maps below) When: Monday 25 September 2017, 10 am until about 12 There is native bush to explore at this site. Our meeting location is marked with a red pin on the maps … Continue reading

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Upcoming: Ilam Gardens

Where: Ilam Gardens, near the University of Canterbury Club (see maps below) When: Monday 18 September 2017, 10 am until about 12   The gardens include azaleas, rhododendrons, spring bulbs and native plants. And associated critters. There are also waterways. … Continue reading

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Coast, near Heyders Rd, Trip #46

For this trip we visited the coast, across from Heyders Road (near Spencer Park). The tide was quite high, so we searched mainly on the dunes and along the strandline (where debris has been left by high tides). BM has … Continue reading

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Smacks Creek, Trip #45

One of our recent trips was to Smacks Creek. There is a project on NatureWatch for Smacks Creek, so we were able to contribute to that. The creek is a small waterway, upstream of Styx Mill wetland, that ultimately feeds … Continue reading

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Upcoming Trip: Westlake Reserve

Where: Westlake Reserve, Wigram Road (see maps below) When: Monday 28 August 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 … Continue reading

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Upcoming: Heathcote Quarry Reserve

Where: Heathcote Quarry, from Rockview Place, Mt Pleasant (see maps below) When: Monday 7 August 2017, 10 am until about 12 Our meeting location is marked with a red pin on the maps below:   Suggestions on what to bring: * … Continue reading

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