Interesting Blog post with lots of native lizard photos.
The Solarmeter 6.5 UV Index meter has arrived and is now available for lending to NZHS members.
Information about the DOC 'Outside In' review of wildlife, research and collection authorisations.
A series of workshops for the DOC 'Outside in" permitting review have recently taken place. If you weren't able to attend and would like to learn more about the review, or wish to have your say, visit their website: www.doc.govt.nz/outsidein.
The NZHS is deeply saddened by news of the loss of Tony Whitaker, arguably New Zealand’s greatest herpetologist!
Tony was hugely respected by all New Zealand ecologists and scientists, having been at the forefront of New Zealand herpetology for more than 40 years.
Recently, he was a recipient of a 2010 MNZM (Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit) for services to herpetology and was the keynote speaker at the 2011 SRARNZ Conference.
The ‘Nationally Endangered’ Whitaker’s skink is named in his honour.