Learn more about our work culture and see job vacancies.
Meet the current Councillors, representing the Southland community.
Activities that might affect the environment could require a resource consent from us.
Read about land management issues and good environmental practices.
Get the latest air quality information and monitoring results.
We monitor information about the environment to enable it to be managed for future generations.
Check out a range of helpful information for our farming community.
There are many opportunities for the community to participate in our decision-making processes.
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.
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.
Cyanobacteria found in two Southland rivers
The Environmental Enhancement Fund is now easier to access funding for restoring and protecting biodiversity.
A plan to protect Fiordland from marine pests has been approved.
We have made a decision on the Fiordland Marine Pathway Management Plan.
The Ministry for the Environment has released information relating to the swimmability of New Zealand’s lakes and rivers.