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Fraser Lawrence holding a brown trout
Photo by Cynthia Winkworth

Lab on the River 🏅

Catchments Otago & Forest & Bird —

This is the end point and highlight of the Leith Expo-dition on Saturday 27 April from 12-3pm at Woodhaugh Gardens.

Visit the Lab on the River at Woodhaugh Gardens to  find out what fish live in the Leith and its tributaries, how to plant waterways effectively, and biological clues to Woodhaugh Gardens past life as a wetland. 

We will have live critters in tanks for people to look at curtesy of DOC, riparian plants curtesy of Ribbonwood Nursery, dress ups, freshwater poster displays, and scientists on hand to discuss watery things including our festival guests Dr Mike Joy and Stella McQueen.

Forest and Bird will be identifying native plants that grow near freshwater streams, rivers and ponds.  

At this final stop there will be Cooke Howlison and their free BBQ in support of Kiwi Guardians Wild Dunedin Medal programme.  A coffee van will be available for a hot drink.