March 2022 Recipients
Moehau Environment Group Incorporated’s mission is to restore and protect the biodiversity and habitats of North Coromandel. The organisation implement large-scale conservation projects in partnership with local iwi, landowners, and regional and national bodies, while supporting the conservation initiatives of others across the region. The field team are focused on keeping priority pests under control; however, the emergence of ferrets is a new threat to the wildlife in the area. The organisation received a grant of $4,992 to purchase trapping equipment for the team and volunteers to set up a trapping operation to target the ferrets.