Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti
The region’s biodiversity has been advanced by the addition of EIT as another guardian for Biodiversity Hawke’s Bay.
The group, set up in June this year, is made up of organisations, individuals and businesses committed to working together so that Hawke’s Bay’s biodiversity is enhanced, healthy and functioning.
EIT’s involvement as a third corporate guardian was announced tonight at a Biodiversity and Business event held at The Mission.
Executive Dean for EIT, Professor Natalie Warren said “EIT is committed to developing future leaders who are not only experts in their field but also ecologically intelligent. Our support for the objectives of Biodiversity Hawke’s Bay demonstrates recognition of our responsibility for ensuring a rich future fo our region. We are delighted to join the Biodiversity Guardians.”
As well as EIT’s commitment of funding, various staff members are individual members and will be working closely together to help further biodiversity issues in the region.