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Health and Safety Bill threatens outdoor access.

Hunters, Trampers, Climbers and Mountain Bikers are adding their voice to those calling for changes to proposed health and safety legislation that threatens to ‘lock gates’ in rural communities.

The […]

A Backcountry Partnership – Living with the Land

It was standing room only at FMC’s 2015 AGM, demonstrating the excitement around positive changes in backcountry culture.

The letters ‘AGM’ are not ones that outdoors people look on kindly, […]

Backcountry Partnership Focus of FMC AGM 2015

FMC will be holding its Annual General Meeting on the 13th of June this year in Christchurch. The programme can be found here: FMC AGM 2015 Flyer

While the focus […]

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FMC would like to congratulate Nga Whenua Rahui for 25 years working with Maori landowners to protect indigenous biodiversity. Its an inspiring story.

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Don't forget if you want a chance to win a double pass to Walk in the Woods, all you need to do is make some nominations towards our Rucksack of Knowledge project by the end of the month.

www.fmc.org.nz/fmc-reading-list/

One of the first nominations was Wild Boy by Brando Yelavich, what a great read. Honest, gutsy, inspiring adventure. Beats reading about one of our elite adventurers holiday to Antarctica or the Greenland icecap any day.
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