Department of Conservation staff have been told further job losses are possible as it enters another round of restructuring.
The Department of Conservation is calling on beach-goers to report sightings of sea lions and their pups this summer.
Another two Hector's dolphins have been found dead in the Blueskin Bay area this week.
New evidence has come to light in the case of the Brighton weka but, although some of the pieces are coming together, the mystery of how the weka reached the area is no closer to being solved.
The Department of Conservation in Dunedin has a weka mystery on its hands.
The Department of Conservation is calling for volunteers to help protect yellow-eyed penguins at Sandfly Bay.
Wilding pines, described as an invasive species threatening Central Otago landscapes, are officially under attack.
The Department of Conservation is reminding whitebaiters of the rules after checks discovered compliance breaches on the Clutha River.
Although the Department of Conservation (Doc) is warning whitebaiters travelling to the West Coast to check the regulations before they go, North Otago whitebaiters appear to have little reason to leave town, following a stunning start to the season.
The Department of Conservation's Invercargill area office manager, Dave Taylor, has begun his new role of Otago-Southland pou tairangahau (indigenous opportunities manager).
A dedicated Queenstown environmentalist is one of three finalists in the Department of Conservation (Doc) annual Inland Otago Conservation Awards, to be presented in Cromwell tomorrow night.
Residents of North Otago will be encouraged to grow their own kowhai trees for Conservation Week, as part the Department of Conservation's (Doc) Project Gold initiative.
Queenstown sales and marketing manager Cher Knights has been appointed to the Department of Conservation's Otago conservancy as its new business development manager.
Lovers Leap, a G-string and a young seal all add up to one of Department of Conservation marine ranger Jim Fyfe's better work stories.
The Department of Conservation's inability to solve New Zealand's environment woes alone is at the heart of its restructure, which sees six new positions created in the Otago conservancy.
Leading Southern environmentalist Barry Lawrence was dearly remembered on Friday by family, friends and workmates at the unveiling of a plaque "for his outstanding contribution to conservation and the Wakatipu environment".
The Department of Conservation has granted a controversial concession for the historic St Bathans post office to be used for commercial accommodation, but said one part of the building had to remain open to the public.
A person caught fossicking for relics on Department of Conservation (Doc) scientific reserve land using a metal-detector has been warned but will not be prosecuted.
Two researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are in Dunedin to look at native skinks.
Funding has been cut by the Ministry of Youth Development for a youth development course, formerly known as the Conservation Corps.