EcoNet collaborates with community groups, Iwi, councils and national bodies to accelerate conservation outcomes.
EcoNet is a charitable trust which leads innovation in data standards and access to fit-for-purpose software for conservation by developing CAMS: Conservation Activities Management System.
Tens of thousands of participants drive conservation in Aotearoa – volunteers, coordinators, managers, contractors, council staff, iwi and hapu. Too many do not have software designed to handle the complex range of management, communications, planning, recording and reporting needed.
Regional Environment and Natural Heritage Fund 2019-2020.
Fit-for-purpose software resources to help your group thrive. We are working to radically improve the systems and processes currently holding back community conservation organisations.
Conservation Activity Management System "CAMS"
Data Standards for Conservation
How do you track your bait uptake? In blocks? In grams? And how do you record your trap catches? As rattus rattus? As mature female Norway rat? 10 different descriptions of the same rat trap are used by various groups! Why capture data, how can it be retrieved? Without a data standard it is extremely hard for researchers to do any analysis of ‘best practice