Tributaries of the Otukaikino River provide potential valuable trout spawning reaches. These areas are being enhanced and protected.

Ranger Bill Stevenson and boy.

Ōtukaikino community planting day

In association with Trees for Canterbury(external link)

Location Ōtukaikino River Reserve
When To be confirmed, 2019
Where to go

Meet at the Roto Kohatu Reserve (airport end) of Sawyers Arms road.

Follow signs from entrance car park to meeting point.
Contact Contact Arthur Adcock:  027 226 7801
What to bring

Gardening gloves, a spade for planting, sturdy footwear and clothing suitable for all weather conditions.

Some tools are available for use.

Styx Mill community planting day

In association with Trees for Canterbury(external link)

Location Styx Mill Conservation Reserve
When To be confirmed, 2019
Where to go Meet in the Hussey Road car-park and look for the signs directing you to the planting site. 
Contact Contact John Parry: (03) 941 7550, 0274 754 750 or john.parry@ccc.govt.nz
What to bring

Gardening gloves, a spade for planting, sturdy footwear and clothing suitable for all weather conditions.

Some tools are available for use.
Other information A free BBQ will follow the planting event.

Styx Living Laboratory Trust(external link) runs a Bird Monitoring Programme(external link) on the first Saturday of the month and a Water Quality Monitoring Programme(external link) on the third Saturday of the month.