Projects are a way to pool your observations with other people on NatureWatch NZ. Whether you're interested in starting a citizen science project or just keeping tabs on the birds in a nearby park with your local birding club, Projects are the way to go.

Recently active projects from New Zealand

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Pest Plants (weeds) of NZ icon

Pest Plants (weeds) of NZ

This project is a place to share your observations of old and new weeds in New Zealand. There's now about a...
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NZ Moths and their caterpillars

If New Zealand butterflies can have their own Project, NZ moths should have a bigger one! After all, this i...
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Beachcombing (NZ)

All welcome. May overlap the Mariners project, so Beachcombing scope could be things washed up on beaches,...
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Ecol202: Great Canterbury Butterfly Hunt

As part of Lincoln University's Biological Diversity course (Ecol202), we run a series of Nature Journal ex...
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Mariners (NZ)

All those things that are out in the wild blue yonder and haven't been washed up on the beach (see beachcom...
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Wetlands

Land and its vegetation which is permanently, periodically or ephemerally wet but not covered by water all ...
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Intertidal Zone

This project covers all records of living organisms (animals and algae) in the coastal zone between low and...
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Life in the Tupare Gardens, New Plymouth, Taranaki

To list and photograph the flora and fauna of these gardens
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Blue Fleet Monitoring NZ

We know that the whole of the blue fleet landed in NZ Feb 2016 so this project is for recording other Blue ...
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Recently created projects from New Zealand

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WEGC BioBlitz

Welcome to WEGC Bioblitz! Using your camera, take photos of any living species around the school ground...
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Bio Survey Test

Testing
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Gore High School Pitfall Trap finds 2018

The purpose of this project is to identify the species of ground dwelling invertebrates living in the groun...
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Mānuka Chemistry in the Community

This project involved schools and pupils from around New Zealand who have worked with the New Zealand Insti...
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Find the Kaka

There have been recent accounts of Kākā leaving Orokonui Ecosanctuary and we would like to know what they a...
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St Catherines Bioblitz

Assessing the species present at St Catherines College
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Kermadec Islands Marine Reserve

The purpose of this project provide an ongoing record of the marine life of the Kermadec Islands Marine Res...
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Rotopiko BioBlitz, Feb 16-17, 2018

- Help the National Wetland Trust develop baseline species inventory for East Lake (area within the pest-pr...
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