The Natural Lab - Nelson Lakes

Here we study restoration ecology, Mainland Islands and adaptive management.

lake and mountains

 

The Department of Conservation, supported by the local community, manages the Rotoiti Nature Recovery Project. This is one of several DoC mainland islands managed by DoC in New Zealand. An intricate matrix of pest and predator control has allowed native species to re-establish and flourish in the park.

people outdoors with mountain and lake in background