Tools and resources
Trees for the land
This publication draws together tree planting information and advice from a wide range of sources into one handy guide. It has been written specifically for Northlanders and recommends trees that will survive well in our sometimes demanding climate.
A planter’s handbook for Northland natives
This handbook has been published to help readers decide which native plants to use on their land. The book does not include every native plant but provides a wide range that are readily available in local nurseries.
Clean streams - A guide to riparian management in Northland
How to manage your riparian margins to improve water quality, freshwater life, bank stability and biodiversity values, as well as enhance your land. This booklet is filled with advice and help from many experts in land and water catchment management.
Getting riparian planting right in Northland
This practical ‘how to’ guide for riparian management covers planting and maintaining riparian zones for a sustainable and profitable dairy farm. It includes advice from industry and regional council experts.
Fish-friendly culverts and rock ramps
Guidelines for building culverts and rock ramps in small streams to assist freshwater fish migration.
Looking after your wetland
This guide will help you restore existing wetlands – whether as a habitat for native plants and animals, as an attractive part of your property, or as a way to clean up your water supply. If you’re interested in creating a new wetland, you may also find this guide useful.