Environmental grant scheme
Nelson City Council has an annual Environmental Grants Scheme to support landowners and community groups to restore Nelson’s natural environment. Click here to find out more.
Keep updated with Nelson Nature
Nelson Nature puts out a regular email newsletter, Nelson Nature Fix, with timely seasonal info, news and events for the Whakatū Nelson region. You can sign up for Nature Fix and read back copies here.
We also publish information about Nelson Nature in Our Nelson, and a bi-monthly page in the Nelson Weekly.
Join or start a group
- Visit our community action page
Animal pest trapping
- Find a trapping group near you
- Best practice guide for backyard trapping (20MB PDF)
- Pest trapping workshop videos and presentations
Planting native plants
- Love native plants
- Living heritage plant guide (821KB PDF)
- Plant me Instead
- Volunteer groups
- Ecosourcing plants (5.9MB PDF)
- Bush Vitality Assessment Kit
Addressing New Zealand's Biodiversity Challenge (5.5MB PDF)
Nelson's Biodiversity strategy