Christchurch Coastal Restoration Event Set for This Month

The 2017 National Coastal Restoration Conference will take place in Christchurch, New Zealand, from March 22 – 26, 2017.

The theme for the 2017 conference is ‘Diverse coastal environments in a time of change’ and being based in Christchurch will show-case the wide variety of coastal landscapes in and around Christchurch/North Canterbury and the Banks Peninsula.

This conference will also discuss local and national issues and the challenges faced in coastal restoration and management.

The event, organized by the Dune Restoration Trust of New Zealand, will include speakers, seminars and local field-trips around the Christchurch urban beaches and the local North Canterbury coast.

The Dune Restoration Trust is a nationwide organisation that brings together the knowledge and experience of communities, iwi, management authorities, industry and science agencies to save the coastal sand dunes and to support and encourage the development of cost effective practical methods for coastal communities and management authorities to restore natural dune form and function.

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