Taupo Stream. St Theresa’s School. Removal of Cape Pondweed.
Year 6 students have been working to eradicate Cape Pondweed from Taupo Stream over the past term. This is a long term project to remove the introduced weed from the stream which has been choking the flow and capturing sediment. The students have also planned a planting day to bring together the community to share the work they’ve been doing, and help shade the stream and reduce sediment getting into the waterway. Clearing the Cape Pondweed is muddy, dirty work – but they love it.