Tag - assessment


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 …


VIDEO: Searching for Koalas in South East Queensland

Spend a few moments with Mick and Dave from our consulting team as they undertake field surveys in the Logan Shire of South-east Queensland. As you can see from the footage of this wild and beautiful bushland, there is more to Logan than meets the eye, including being the home to many populations of our precious …


Changes to Queensland’s Vegetation Management Act

Just last month on 17 March 2016, the Queensland government has put forward proposed changes to vegetation management laws in the sunshine state. The changes have been titled under the Vegetation Management (Reinstatement) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016, and propose to reinstate responsible vegetation management laws for Queensland (Department of Natural Resources and Mines, …


Recreation and events in National Parks: how do you assess suitability?

When most people think about national parks, they’re probably thinking about public places, protected for their beauty, their biodiversity and their wilderness. In the southeast Queensland bioregion, 13% of the landmass is included in the national park estate. When you compare this to the statewide average of 5%, we’re punching above our weight. But then …

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