March 17, 2020
One of the aims of the Winning Against Wildings research programme is to better understand how ecosystems are affected by wilding trees. We want to know how different impacts change with the density of infestations, and we also want to know if once we remove wildings, how will ecosystems respond.Read more about 'What lies beneath:...'
December 11, 2019
We’re pleased to publish the Wilding Conifer Control Programme Health, Safety & Good Practice Charter. The charter explains how we work together to provide a safe workplace for everyone involved in conifer control.Read more about 'Health, Safety &...'
July 08, 2019
The National Wilding Conifer Control Programme received an additional $21 million Crown funding, over the next two years 2019-21, to protect biodiversity, farmland, and iconic landscapes from the impact of wilding conifers.
This means that Phase II will begin, and the funding will likely be directed at maintaining previously cleared areas and continuing to roll-back infestations in those areas of the country (Management Units) where the Programme is already active. The exact areas and extent of operations will be decided by the Programme’s Governance Group and Operational Advisory Groups. These decisions are likely by August 2019.Read more about 'Phase II -...'