• Forest and Bird

last modified January 10 by strypey

Forest and Bird and a non-profit conservation group in Aotearoa (NZ), with a particular focus on protecting the habitat of native birds, and regenerating the populations of threatened species. They have supported a number of anti-logging and anti-mining campaigns, including the Save Happy Valley Coalition, which campaigned against the extension of the Stockton coal mine near the town of Westport, on Te Tai Poutini, the West Coast of Te Wai Pounamu (South Island). They are strong supporters of the use of 1080 poison, and maintain the '1080: The Facts' FAQ website in cooperation with Federated Farmers .