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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Coastal Sand Dunes and Salt Marsh, Banks and Cliffs

This includes coastal sand hills (beyond the strand line or upper tide line - usually where there is some e...
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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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NZ Fur Seal Monitoring

We need your help to find out more about New Zealand fur seal/ Kekeno. Enter your observations here and rem...
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Things to Look For

Project to show what to look for that maybe affecting our native flora and fauna and we don't know! We a...
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The Dirty Dozen

This project links DOC's Dirty Dozen initiative at www.doc.govt.nz/our-work/war-on-weeds/the-dirty-dozen/ w...
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BIOS110 Pollinator project

Students from BIOS110 at Lincoln University will collect insect pollinators from flowers in a variety of lo...
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Recently created projects from New Zealand

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Lycopodiella diffusa and Lycopodiella lateralis – are they really different species? icon

Lycopodiella diffusa and Lycopodiella lateralis – are they really different species?

The lycophytes Lycopodiella diffusa and Lycopodiella lateralis are sometimes easy to distinguish and someti...
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Project Twin Streams Glen Eden

Connect people with nature and get the community involved in urban stream restoration activities on Project...
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BIOS110 Pollinator project

Students from BIOS110 at Lincoln University will collect insect pollinators from flowers in a variety of lo...
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La Fontaine

Our class are learning to identify native plants in our community wetlands. We would also like to learn wha...
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Lincoln BioBlitz 2009

Lincoln Liffey Domain BioBlitz! 3.15pm Friday 3rd April – 3.15pm Saturday 4th April Special activitie...
Taranaki Mounga tōutōuwai/robin project icon

Taranaki Mounga tōutōuwai/robin project

In April 2017 50 tōutōuwai/North Island robin were returned to Mt Taranaki by environmental project Taranak...
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Lincoln woody seedling survey

This is a survey of the woody seedlings found in plots from the Lincoln campus of the Crown Research Instit...
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Lincoln BioBlitz 2017

Friday 7 April, 3.15pm, to Saturday 8 April, 3.30pm 24 hours of discovery as you and scientists actively...
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