Search:

Tararua Tramping Club

Celebrating 100 years of tramping

In The Hills Home Page

Search In the hills

(:template default wrap=inline order="$:Species" :) (:template first:) (:template each:)

Chris Horne and Michele Dickson take you on a botanical ramble of Te Upoko o te Ika a Māui.

In the hills was first published in the Tararua Tramper as 'In the forest' in April 2011, changed its name to 'In the hills' in 2013, has been published in every issue since then, and 127 articles later the most recent article is In The Hills 2021-10 on Raukaua anomalus .

All photographs are by Jeremy Rolfe, except for a few credited otherwise in early 2011 and 2012 articles.

Aotearoa Native Plants
Aotearoa Native Plants
Aotearoa Native Plants
Aotearoa Native Plants
Aotearoa Native Plants
Aotearoa Native Plants
Aotearoa Native Plants

Origins

In 1980, independently, the late Barbara Mitcalfe and Chris Horne both joined Wellington Botanical Society. Alongside professional botanists, and amateurs like ourselves, they enjoyed botanising Aotearoa’s native plant communities on field trips. They have benefitted greatly from this privilege. Their enthusiasm for learning more about indigenous ecosystems, supplemented by reading botanical publications, and attending workshops, never left them.

In the 1990s, what had started as a hobby, led to botany-related contract work for DOC, GWRC, WCC, HCC, and even for a quarrying company. Barbara and Chris continued to do voluntary work outdoors and indoors: compiling plant lists, including those for use on TTC plant-identification trips, and writing articles on native plants for The Tararua Tramper.

Since March 2018 Michele Dickson has continued the fine In the hills tradition.

See also

Request to join by email -> mailto:ttc [period] environment+owner [snail] ttc [period] org [period] nz?Subject=Please subscribe me to ttc [period] environment&Body=Please provide any further information here
Visit ttc.environment group's webpage

Post to ttc [period] environment group -> mailto:ttc [period] environment [snail] ttc [period] org [period] nz?Subject=Post from TTC website

Unsubscribe by email -> mailto:ttc [period] environment+unsubscribe [snail] ttc [period] org [period] nz?Subject=Unsubscribe&Body=Send email now

Try the printable version of In the Hills.

Category
Botany

(:template defaults $:Species=- order=$:Species name=-template:) (:template each:)

(:template each:) {=$:Summary}?

Page last modified on 2021 Sep 01 08:11

Edit - History - Recent changes - Wiki help - Search     About TTC     Contact us     About the website     Site map     email page as link -> mailto:?Subject=TTC: Home Page&Body=From the TTC website: Home Page (https://ttc [period] org [period] nz/pmwiki/pmwiki [period] php/InTheHills/HomePage) In the Hills monthly botany article.