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Kerr Bush, Myross Bush

Location:
Simon Rd, Myross Bush
Region:
Invercargill
District:
ICC
Commenced:
2008
Access:
Open by arrangement
Area (ha):
15
Contact:
Pam Wilson, Southland Kindergarten Association
Phone:
03 214 0237

Description

Southland Kindergarten Association purchased half of the block of Kerr Bush in 2014 and have a successful Bush Kindy programme running there daily, with children exploring the area for plants, birds and bugs, doing plantings and learning about pests and their control. Myross Bush Landcare Group, in conjunction with Myross Bush School, is again getting in to sycamore and holly control, after several years in recess.

Historic involvement

Myross Bush Landcare Group, in conjunction with Myross Bush School, began helping with the management of the privately owned Kerr's Bush in 2008. Having gained Biodiversity Condition Fund grant they undertook significant control of large sycamore was undertaken and replanting in cleared areas followed this.

Current involvement

Southland Kindergarten Association, Myross Bush Landcare Group, Myross Bush School