Story: Irrigation and drainage

Wetlands

When wetland vegetation is being left to regenerate as a refuge for wildlife, fences should be built to keep out grazing animals. Planting native trees and shrubs will hasten the regeneration process. These are the Sinclair wetlands, on the Taieri Plain south of Dunedin.

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Terry Heiler, 'Irrigation and drainage - Drainage', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/19665/wetlands (accessed 23 September 2019)

Story by Terry Heiler, published 24 Nov 2008