DiscoverThe Wild Podcast#46 Dick Vietch - Offshore Islands and Conservation Stories
#46 Dick Vietch - Offshore Islands and Conservation Stories

#46 Dick Vietch - Offshore Islands and Conservation Stories

Update: 2020-12-01
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Dick Vietch is one of New Zealand’s conservation icons. In this episode Andy and Dick chat about everything from saving the South Island Saddleback from extinction on Big South Cape Island in 1964, discovering a new species of bird on Campbell Island through to helping eradicate cats off Hauturu / Little Barrier Island in the 1970's.

They also discuss the incredible book Hauturu which features a complete survey of the flora and fauna of Te Hauturu-o-Toi/Little Barrier Island which Dick co-edited along with Lyn Wade.

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#46 Dick Vietch - Offshore Islands and Conservation Stories

#46 Dick Vietch - Offshore Islands and Conservation Stories

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