MIRO (Mainland Island Restoration Operation) is a volunteer group who work in partnership with Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC) in the East Harbour Regional Park (EHRP).
To protect and restore the natural forest and lakes ecosystem of EHRP
To eliminate pests, both plant and animal
To see vulnerable trees, birds, insects and fish flourish again
To reintroduce native species lost to the Park
What needs to be done?
Native flora and fauna will only flourish if introduced pests are removed. Pests include possums, rats, mice and stoats. Programmes to control these predators are operating and will be expanded.
Some of the work carried out by our volunteers:
With the commitment of volunteers we can continue the restoration of this magnificent forest and wetland area.