Ecosystem Restoration & Rehabilitation

  • Baseline surveys
  • Restoration plans and strategies
  • Industrial site rehabilitation
  • Vegetation and fauna
  • Iwi-based

Wildland Consultants Ltd has a substantial portfolio of experience with ecological restoration.  This includes restoration planning (often for areas and species with complex management requirements), contract management, supervision of physical works (including substrate restoration), planting, pest management, and ongoing monitoring and maintenance. Restoration plans have been prepared for “mainland islands”, many wetlands, industrial sites, farms, and community-based and tangata whenua initiatives in Northland, Auckland, Waikato, Coromandel, Bay of Plenty, East Coast/Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa, Manawatu/Horowhenua, Canterbury, Marlborough, Otago, Southland, and on offshore islands.

This includes an ecosystem restoration plan for c.50,000 ha in northern Te Urewera National Park, the largest area of mainland indigenous ecosystem undergoing active pest management for restoration purposes in New Zealand (and globally).  A kiwi restoration project near Whitianga has been reviewed and a new restoration plan prepared.  The potential for wallaby (and possum) eradication from Kawau Island has been reviewed for the Department of Conservation.  The company has also undertaken an ecosystem restoration feasibility assessment for a private landowner with a large area of indigenous forest (c.11,000 ha).

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