Created 14-May-11
Modified 24-May-16
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This is a collection of images looking at our management of wildlife including; 'conservation in action' particularly within New Zealand; captive management and zoological gardens.

In todays world, careful management of our wildlife stocks and reserves is vital to ensure species and ecosystems remain intact. Dedicated conservation of wildlife in the vast majority of cases is a last desperate attempt to stave off imminent extinction. Once gone they are gone forever.

Categories & Keywords
Category:Scenic
Subcategory:Landscapes
Subcategory Detail:
Keywords:Conservation, New, Zealand, adult, attachment, chick, egg, handling, operation, population, species, survey, threatened, transmitter, weighing, work

Department of Conservation staff carrying out annual takahe popuHolding a South Island Brown Kiwi, FiordlandTakahe egg incubation at the takahe rearing unit, SouthlandBellbirds at feederHand-rearing kakapo chicks, Codfish IslandJemma teaching incubationSpecially trained bird dog indicating a takahe nest in the MurchPlaying territorial call 2Department of Conservation staff carrying out annual takahe popuHand-rearing kakapo chicks, Codfish IslandSpecially trained GSP 'Fern' searching for takahe in the MurchisAlpine taxi 1Department of Conservation staff carrying out annual takahe popuDepartment of Conservation staff carrying out annual takahe popuDepartment of Conservation staff carrying out annual takahe popuDepartment of Conservation staff carrying out annual takahe popuFlying over the upper Plateau Basin, FiordlandFiordland helicopters - pickup and transfer in the mountains, FiTaxi service from the mainland, Codfish IslandDepartment of Conservation staff carrying out annual takahe popu