Kōrero: Protected areas

Bog pine in Fiordland

Bog pine in Fiordland

The Wilderness Scientific Reserve in Fiordland National Park protects New Zealand’s best surviving remnant of bog pine (Halocarpus bidwillii). Scientific reserves protect plant or animal groupings, as well as soils and landforms. They emphasise scientific research and education.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10061676

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Les Molloy, 'Protected areas - Conservation parks, nature and scientific reserves', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13857/bog-pine-in-fiordland (accessed 17 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Les Molloy, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Sep 2015