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How to get a Mule to Raoul

By Geoff Woodhouse, Conservation Services Manager

Problem – how to get an 800 kilogram light utility vehicle across 1,000 kilometres of water, landed on a rock then winched up a bluff. 414 more words


Jobs at DOC: Alicia Warren, War on Weeds National Coordinator

Come behind the scenes and into the jobs, the challenges, the highlights, and the personalities of the people who work at the Department of Conservation (DOC). 701 more words

Jobs At DOC

Doggedly determined to sniff out weeds

For the first time in over a decade, a dog is back on Raoul Island—this time to help clear the island of noxious weeds. DOC’s Geoff Woodhouse explains… 529 more words


Voyaging - The city that lit the world

The time has finally come! As Air Canada Flight AC869 cruises towards North America I think of how the survival of the Charles W Morgan… 1,115 more words


Powerful Quake Strikes Alaska


M7.9 Strikes 24km SE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska

Centered at 51.797°N, 178.760°E the earthquake occurred at a depth of 107.5km (66.8mi) and was followed by dozens of aftershocks including 10 shocks measuring 4.8Mw or greater, as of posting. 284 more words

Global Disaster Watch

In memory of Mark Kearney

Today we’ll see what impact the tail end of Cyclone Lusi will have on our city, and on the area where we live, where too many shallow rooting pines have been planted and left untended. 407 more words

Cyclone Luci

The Changing of the Guard

We were invaded once again. The 6 month resupply happened at the end of Jan, bringing with it a swarm of people. Going from 6 months of 5 people to a week of 17 was intense but at the same time really cool. 1,091 more words