Natura Education at the Australian Association for Environmental Education Expo

In April of this year Natura Education had the pleasure of attending the Australian Association for Environmental Education Expo. The conference was held at the Arts and Ecology Centre at the Maroochy Botanic Gardens in Tanawha and was a spectacular location to display and showcase the beauty of the local environmental and how to engage …

Connecting Kids with Catchments

The Northern Gold Coast Catchments Schools Engagement Program 2014 Natura Education provides quality environmental education programs for primary and high schools, early learning centres, tertiary and international students and the wider community throughout the Gold Coast and beyond. In the early part of 2014 our team had the great pleasure of being involved in the …

An Underwater Treasure: Seagrass Health and Abundance on the Gold Coast

The Seagrass Health and Abundance Study was undertaken by Natura Pacific in 2012 to develop a Seagrass Monitoring Program for the Gold Coast. The aim of the project was to develop cost effective methods for monitoring seagrass habitats as well as improve the understanding of how these habitats functioned and what may be threatening their …

Gold Coast Hidden Gem: The Guanaba Indigenous Protected Area

As discussed in a previous article, one of our Natura team was lucky enough to attend a native seed collection workshop which was run by SEQ Catchments working in cooperation with Greening Australia. This workshop was held on-site at the Guanaba Indigenous Protected Area (GIPA) and was hosted by the Ngarang-Wal Gold Coast Aboriginal Association …

Searching for the Source: Native Seed Collection

Recently one of our team had the opportunity to share in a day-long workshop on the art of native seed collection. This workshop was one of a series being provided to the community by SEQ Catchments working in cooperation with Greening Australia. A huge added benefit of the day was the opportunity to listen and …

Clearing Native Plants in Qld: New Framework means ‘Proceed with Caution’

The legislation governing the protection of Queensland’s native plants has been extensively reviewed with a view to coming up with a simplified and more effective means of addressing the impact of high risk activities as it relates to the conservation of our state’s native flora. The review aimed to comprehensively address those activities that pose …

Wildlife of the Gold Coast

On Sunday 2nd November last year one of our team members attended a book launch for what looks to be an exciting new resource for anyone with an interest in our local wildlife – professionals and laymen alike! “Wildlife of the Gold Coast” is a great new book which has been produced by the Loders …

Industry News: New Environmental Offset Framework in Queensland

On the 1st of July last year (2014) the Queensland government introduced a new environmental offset framework which delivers a more streamlined approach to how environmental offsets can be delivered. So how does this affect you as a developer? We have some handy hints to help you negotiate your way through and achieve the best outcome. …

Protecting Native Vegetation in Queensland’s Wild West

Our team here at Natura Consulting works hard to help preserve Queensland’s precious ecosystems. We are contracted by a number of organisations to help minimise environmental impacts. Recently this has seen us travel to the wild west of the state with  intentions of protecting native vegetation. The Southern Brigalow Belt, which is one of Queensland’s …

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