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EW welcomes Waikato cycle bids

Environment Waikato councillors have decided to take a “Waikato Inc” approach to two bids seeking to establish a national cycling centre of excellence in the region.

EW welcomes new toxin developments

Environment Waikato is keen to see a speeding up of research into new pest toxins that can be approved for spreading by helicopter, says regional pest management committee chair Laurie Burdett.

Flood risks underscored by recent wild weather

Two consecutive weekends of wild weather in the Waikato late last month underlined the increased risks the region faces from river flooding, Environment Waikato’s river and catchment services committee heard yesterday.

Effluent solutions on show at new expo

A new expo showcasing dairy effluent management systems, equipment and advice is being billed as a one-stop-shop to help farmers manage their effluent.

Waikato wild wallaby sightings cause concern

Environment Waikato is appealing for the public to report any sightings of wild dama  wallabies in the Waikato following a concerning number of reports of the animals outside their usual “feral zone” in the region.

Fire up for winter and buy firewood now

Environment Waikato is urging residents to get fired up for winter and buy or collect firewood now, so it’s nice and dry by the time it’s needed.