Allowing gardening to grow on you

The days are getting longer, the soil is getting warmer and spring is just around the corner. This is the perfect time to start thinking about your veggie patch. Gardening is one of the most practical ways that you can make a positive difference to the environment.

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Jess Ettridge
Climate Change and the Abel Tasman NP

The Abel Tasman National Park is known for its golden beaches, blue waters and the famous coastal tracks, attracting over 250,000 people every year. What you might not be aware of is that the national park is in a vulnerable location, with a high risk of coastal flooding.

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Dora Matejak
Getting behind Plastic-free July

Here at the Nelson Environment Centre we are getting behind Plastic-free July and encourage you to join us. This is a time to reflect on our plastic usage and take positive steps to reduce this. We have been doing our bit by recycling, however recent global changes have shown us that recycling may no longer be a workable solution.

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Jess Ettridge
National Volunteer Week

June 16 to June 22 is National Volunteer Week, so why not take this opportunity to volunteer for an organisation that is working towards a sustainable future for your kids and grandkids? By choosing to volunteer for an environmental organisation we send an important message about what is valued in our community.

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Holly Cole