Moa’s Ark Research Principal Ecologist Dr Debra Wotton and University of Canterbury PhD candidate Jane Gosden recently made the exciting and unexpected discovery of a previously unknown population of the Nationally Critical Castle Hill forget-me-not.
Moa’s Ark Research Principal Ecologist Dr Debra Wotton recently discovered seedlings of the Critically Endangered Castle Hill buttercup, seen for the first time in nearly half a century.
Seeds of the nationally endangered shrubby tororaro are surprisingly long-lived, research by Moa’s Ark Research ecologist Dr Debra Wotton shows.
Debra Wotton’s work on the critically endangered dry plains shrub daisy hit the headlines across New Zealand yesterday.
Recent research shows that native plant regeneration under wilding contorta pine (Pinus contorta) forest is limited mainly by the availability of native seeds.
Seedlings of the nationally endangered Armstrong’s whipcord hebe were recently discovered for the first time at Enys Scientific Reserve in Canterbury by Moa’s Ark Research ecologist Dr Debra Wotton and Department of Conservation botanist Nick Head.