Friday, May 19, 2006

KAKAPO PARROTS - Cash boost for Kiwi tradition of camping

Here's New Zealand's Stuff with news of a cash boost for the Kiwi tradition of camping.
Conservation groups have been allocated $311 million in this year's Budget, including cash for camping grounds to keep the traditional Kiwi summer holiday alive.
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Some of the money will be used by DOC to pilot the Natural Heritage Management System – a project monitoring trends of key species like kiwi and kakapo, and native forests.