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Monday, August 01, 2005

New Zealand Plant Conservation Network website

'There are many threats to New Zealand 's indigenous plant life. These threats may be human induced or naturally occurring events. Some of the more obvious threats include competition from exotic plants and weeds and the damage caused by introduced browsing animals such as possums, goats, deer, rabbits and stock'.
Quoted from this informative website dedicated to the consevation of New Zealand natural flora.
Their mission is: 'To promote indigenous plant conservation in New Zealand and throughout Australasia. To collaborate to protect and restore New Zealand's indigenous plant life and their natural habitats and associated species. To disseminate information about the taxonomy, biology, ecology, and status of indigenous plant species and communities in New Zealand and to promote activities to protect them throughout their natural range'.

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