Weta Motels are great for kids, schools, community projects and plantings, ecological restoration projects etc..Weta Motels Creative woodcraft has collaborated with Mike Bowie (The Weta Man!) Mike is a Senior Technical Officer and has worked in the entomology/ecology field at Lincoln University for 30 years on a range of topics including habitat manipulation, invertebrate monitoring, As part of the collaboration a Weta Watch project has been set up as part of Nature Watch, where you can record what you see in nature, meet other nature lovers, and learn about the natural world. nature conservation and ecological restoration. Weta Watch is a project to record species found in purpose made refuges called weta motels. Weta motels are untreated blocks of wood constructed to provide a safe refuge for weta and other species during the day when they are inactive and vulnerable to predators. At night weta emerge through the entrance hole of their motels and seek food such as leaves, berries or small insects, usually returning before day break. The aims of this project are: 1. Make people aware of invertebrates living in their backyards 2. Help people identify what species use their weta motels 3. Accumulate a check list of species that use weta motels less
Creative Woodcraft's Weta Workshops!!
We are delighted to announce the introduction of a NEW product to our conservation range.