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Dancing Star Foundation Ecological Preserve

Location of Dancing Star Foundation Ecological PreserveA private project situated on hilly coastal land adjoining Rakiura National Park.

Mission

DSF’s mission is focused on animal welfare, international biodiversity conservation, and global environmental education.

Location

Horseshoe Bay, Stewart Island

Area

Over 180 ha of podocarp-broadleaf forest, coastal vegetation, a small wetland, and pasture.

Organisations involved

The Dancing Star Foundation

Management history

A 2.1 km predator-proof fence (Xcluder™ "kiwi") was completed in spring 2005. The fence protects a 160 ha peninsular.

Access

Private

Website

www.dancingstarfoundation.org/preserve.html