Useful guides and activities

From recommended wildlife viewing spots, planting, trapping and trail camera guides, to stuff for the kids and even virtual backgrounds. We've got you covered.

Best viewing spots

A visual guide to the best places in the project area to see native birds in the wild

Best garden natives

Which native plants grow best in the area project area? A great resource from Ōhau Conservation Trust

Set up a trail camera

This handy guide from our colleagues at Zero Invasive Predators (ZIP) takes you through all the steps to install a lured trail camera to detect predators.

Trap in your own backyard

Everything you need to know about how to find out what predators might be visiting your property and how best to trap them. Thanks to Predator Free 2050.

Plant me instead

A guide to the native plants and trees that will attract birds, lizards and insects

For the kids

Scavanger hunt

Keep the kids busy in the project area with this fun and engaging activity


A downloadable poster full of facts about the world’s rarest wading bird

Robust grasshopper

A downloadable poster about this smelly jumper!


Download all the info on this tough little alpine bird

Virtual backgrounds

In these days of online meetings and staring at the same four walls, it’s good to have a change of scene. You are welcome to download these amazing photos from the project area to set as your virtual wallpaper.

Photo credits: Liz Brown, Dave Kwant, Robyn Janes