|A trail of footprints being examined by volunteers|
Thursday, 12 December 2019
On a couple of spring days every year, volunteers from Kāpiti Biodiversity Project get up very early. It's still dark outside as they make their way to a meeting point at Paekakariki Beach. It's chilly and they are rugged up in coats and hats. As the sky begins to brighten, they make their way slowly along the beach scanning the sand for footprints.
The tide is out, the sand has been washed clean of yesterday's footprints, so any new prints on the beach have been made since the last high tide. The volunteers are looking for prints like these:
Wednesday, 11 December 2019
New Zealand Nature Heroes is 80 pages of "inspiration and activities for young conservationists". Stories of scientists and volunteers ....
Monday, 18 November 2019
Come along to the Wellington Museum to celebrate Museum Store Day. I'll be reading from my books, signing books and handing out a free colouring sheet from "Whose Home is This?"
For more information see https://www.museumswellington.org.nz/event/gilliancandler/