Outreach and resources
We know how important it is to build biosecurity capability through education and real world experience. Below we have collated online biosecurity activities. Most are for primary and secondary teachers and students, but some are useful for landowners and university students.
Use the find a pest app to identify plants and animals in New Zealand.
A free online course about the role of the Department of Conservation in biosecurity. There are examples of pest management, island biosecurity, short audio interviews and videos, a couple of very short quizzes about biosecurity actions and an example of how a pest new to NZ was eradicated.
Registered teachers can access this LEARNZ resource on kauri dieback. Researchers with UCBI have developed a micro chip to grow the fungi so that different chemicals to control it can be tested.