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Wairio in Action
A busy day at Wairio
Essentials: Putting in the pipes.

Heading home: Trusty digger – job done.

Checking the plan:
Sorting out drone instructions.
   

A busy day at Wairio: There was a digger on site to raise the walking track. The success of retaining water in the wetland has required this work. Also the need to clear a few culverts to allow the water to flow more easily from Stage 4 (in the slightly higher ground in the north of the wetland) to the Stage 3 area. Though there is still plenty of work in progress and the need to equalise the water level.

There is new walking track signage made by DOC. That will be a big help for those interested in exploring the area. And lastly, Stephen Hartley from Victoria University (with helpers Maxine, Veronica and our own Ross Cottle) starting a drone flight to record vegetation and water levels, principally in the Stage 3 research area.

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