Yellow-eyed Penguin Trust field manager Dave
McFarlane (left) and Sinclair Wetlands Trust co-ordinator
Glen Riley, and volunteers, dig in plants at the wetlands on
the Taieri yesterday.
The penguin trust donated about 200 plants from its nursery
to help revegetate a grassy area at the start of the
wetlands' walkway and around the first pond.
The planting day was a chance for both trusts to collaborate
and learn from each other.
Mr Riley said he had a great experience helping the trust
with its nest count during summer and wanted to return the
Mr McFarlane said Dunedin conservation agencies could further
progress their conservation goals by helping each other and
''It's been an excellent day.''