1 Jun 2017

DOC use helicopters to collect seeds from native trees

From Morning Report, 7:30 am on 1 June 2017

Department of Conservation staff are going to extreme lengths, even dangling out of helicopters, to preserve the seeds of native trees in the case of myrtle rust spreads even further. Alan Ross is the DOC's threats manager and says dozens of staff across the country have been working in a variety of ways to protect our native trees.