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Forecasted overall rate increase for 2017/18 reduced in the Annual Plan.
The latest water quality information on Southland’s rivers, lakes and groundwater continues to show that Southland’s water quality is a mixed bag.
The Southland Economic Project has just released the first of two reports on the economics of water for limit-setting in Southland.
Environment Southland urges duck shooters to be particularly vigilant for toxic algae in rivers, especially with their dogs.
Councillors have approved the start of a project to set the strategic direction for the review of the Coastal Plan for Southland.
Members of a joint-agency response team have been disappointed to discover mature Undaria pinnatifida (Undaria) plants at a new site in Fiordland.
Another tool in the fight against velvetleaf will be trialled in Southland this week, when Rusty the velvetleaf detector dog takes to the paddocks.
Here are the meetings of Environment Southland's Council and Committees for May 2017
Find out more about the hearing process for the proposed Southland Water and Land Plan.
Rob Phillips has been reappointed as Environment Southland's chief executive for the next five years.
A plan to protect Fiordland from marine pests has been given the final seal of approval from Council.
Nationally, the Government has signaled that further improvements in water quality will be a priority.
Packed full of information and stories, the latest Envirosouth is now available.
Southland water enthusiasts are urged to be vigilant to prevent freshwater pests, like lake snow from entering the region’s waterways.
Our monitoring has shown increased abundance of benthic cyanobacteria (bluegreen algae) in a number of rivers.