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Future predator control

Future predator control

Looking after our forest and wetland at Matuku Link is hard work: baiting, trapping, weeding, planting… and with all of your help we’re doing it well. But in a mast year like this, extreme fruiting triggered by two warm winters, not only the birds are...
Rusty roof no more

Rusty roof no more

Thanks to an amazing grant of $40.000 from TTCF, The Trusts Community Foundation, we were able to get our roof replaced, just before the winter rains set in. A team of hard working men from ReelRoofing did a fine job installing the sheets of pre-painted corrugated...
A Starry Night

A Starry Night

Usually Ark in the Park and Forest & Bird Waitakere run ‘Nightwalks with Nature’ in summer near the Ark headquarters at the Cascades car park. But due to kauri dieback restrictions, that is out of bounds so they partnered up with Matuku Link to do...
Traps, traps, more traps

Traps, traps, more traps

In an effort to control possums, trustee John Sumich and volunteer Anko placed self-resetting GoodNature A12 traps around the northern perimeter. It will help control the possums, as does our baiting regime and other traps we have out there. But having self-resetting...
TTCF grant money!

TTCF grant money!

The goal of repurposing the existing old barn into a Sustainable Wetland Education Centre is now much closer with $40,000 to be spend on a new roof, insulation and a new waste water treatment system. The removal of the asbesthos cladding from the barn was a big step...