F&B’s fresh take on wa­ter

Te Puke Times - - NEWS -

From white­bait to wet­lands, wa­ter is a vi­tal com­po­nent of daily life and the qual­ity and quan­tity of fresh wa­ter is of con­cern to everyone.

Te Puke For­est & Bird will host a talk by Bay of Plenty Re­gional Coun­cil’s Kaituna Catch­ment Area man­ager Pim de Monchy next Mon­day night.

Pim has also pre­vi­ously worked for the De­part­ment of Con­ser­va­tion.

His fo­cus will be on the chal­lenges of wa­ter man­age­ment in gen­eral and will in­clude the ef­fect of the Kaituna re­di­ver­sion on the Maketu¯ es­tu­ary and the fate of the Kaituna wet­lands, which are a high pri­or­ity for the lo­cal For­est and Bird branch.

Of par­tic­u­lar in­ter­est will be the ef­fect of the Kaituna works on the white­bait sea­son.

Everyone is wel­come to the meet­ing and to stay for sup­per and gen­eral chat af­ter the meet­ing.

The talk is on Septem­ber 17 at the Ma­sonic Lodge, Ox­ford Street, Te Puke, at 7.30pm.

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