Introduced predators such as stoats and rats are destroying our native fauna. Without human intervention, our native bird population will continue to decline, and more wil be beome extinct. This is certainly true in the Flora.
"Friends of Flora and the Department of Conservation maintain a collaborative management partnership, sharing resources and expertise for the ongoing successful management of Flora Stream. The Department welcomes and supports the vision and initiative of the Friends of Flora group, and is committed to working with this group to achieve their principal aim of returning the Flora Stream to a place of birdsong." Martin Rodd, Motueka Area Manager, Department of Conservation .