Within the forest certain key organisms indicate the health of the forest.

With the reserve a number of monitoring programs are quietly undertaken. These include bird counts, tree growth (as part of a world wide global warming project), rats, mice control as well as possum baiting.


Mangemangeroa Water Testing

Ethan McCormick Bird Monitoring Report – GONE TO THE BIRDS

Smithsonian Institute data collected by Howick College within the Reserve

Bruce Keeley Bird Monitoring Report 2006