Wetland planting afoot

Tamahere Gully Care is taking a field trip this Sunday to nearby Lake Serpentine or Rotopiko, the latest area to be enclosed by a predator-proof fence.

The fence around the Waipa district lake was completed in June and the purpose of the field trip will be to plant in the newly protected area.

“We will be planting inside the fence to bulk up the existing kahikatea stand so please bring your spade,” said organiser Jan Simmons of the September 1 outing.

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