Category - Recent Projects

The Waterways Field Guide – Teaching Resource

The Waterways Field Guide Project was conducted during 2015 to 2016 and was a joint initiative between Natura Education, City of Gold Coast and Gold Coast Waterwatch. This project produced four practical, informative and colourful field guides for students and community groups to use while exploring our waterways.  This project brought together well-researched information on all aspects …

GroNATIVE – A new app to improve Queensland’s biodiversity

Beginning in 2016, Natura Pacific, partnering with Griffith University, was successfully awarded a grant to create a brand new app for south-east Queensland. As part of the Labor Government’s ‘Advance Queensland’ initiative, this project seeks to provide innovative and exciting new technology for people in south-east Queensland to bring back native vegetation. From private urban gardens …

The Melaleuca irbyana Project – South East QLD

During 2016 Natura Pacific has worked alongside Lendlease, Logan City Council, Department of Defence, Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre and Queensland University of Technology (QUT) to harvest the seed of Melaleuca irbyana in south-east Queensland. This species is listed as ‘Endangered’ under the Queensland State Government’s Nature Conservation (Wildlife) Regulation 2006. It is also the keystone species in a …

Wipe Out Waste Education Program – City of Gold Coast QLD

From 2011 to 2016 Natura Pacific successfully coordinated and implemented the City of Gold Coast Community ‘Wipe Out Waste’ Education Program. This included 21 different lessons delivered to over 80 different schools and early learning centres across the Gold Coast region annually. The program focused on recycling, reducing waste to landfill, composting, worm farming, green energy alternatives, reducing plastic bag …

Koala Offset Management – Tallebudgera QLD

During 2015 to 2016 Natura Pacific were contracted to survey, design and implement a Koala Offset Management Plan for a new residential development in Tallebudgera on the Gold Coast. Under Queensland state laws, Koalas require stringent conservation and planning mitigation measures. Tallebudgera is a local hub for Koalas and contains large swathes of remnant wet sclerophyll …

Yarrabilba Long-Term Environmental Management Project – South East QLD

Since 2011 Natura Pacific has been working closely with developers in a 2,012 ha disused pine plantation at Yarrabilba in south-east Queensland. Upon completion, the site will house an estimated 45,000 people over about 20 years. The site contains ecological assets such as connected regional ecosystems, wetlands and waterways, species of conservation significance and important habitat features. …

Ecological Assessment – Coomera QLD

Natura Pacific was engaged in 2014-2015 to undertake a basic ecological assessment of a site where works were proposed for a mixed use development. The objectives of the BEA were to identify potential flora and fauna values both within and surrounding the proposed development site. Desktop and on-ground assessments of flora and fauna were undertaken …

Open Space Management Plan – Mudgeeraba QLD

Our team prepared an Open Space Management Statement (OSMS) in 2014-2015 for a proposed community title development in Mudgeeraba Qld. The project involved a review of the existing and proposed open space in the surrounding developments along with an overview of the development layout to define the extent of potential impact and outline measures and strategies …

Native Fauna Assessment – Mount Gravatt East QLD

In 2015 a native fauna assessment for the purpose of protecting and managing fauna species during proposed works was undertaken by the Natura Pacific team for a proposed community title development in Mount Gravatt Qld. Native fauna and habitat values and features of the site were assessed using both desktop and a variety of field …

Ecological Assessment – Karana Downs QLD

This ecological assessment was undertaken by Natura Pacific in 2015 in order to assess and report on the viability of a proposed development for a single building and its associated infrastructure from an ecological perspective. The study involved desktop assessments of relevant databases and maps in order to identify potential constraints, ecological communities, habitats and …

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