Tag - ecological assessment

15
Aug

Money grows on trees – Measuring the $$ value of vegetation

Okay, I know money doesn’t actually grow on trees. But it might as well. In fact, the dollar value of trees is scientifically measurable. Research actually shows that trees are providing genuine economic benefits to people that are truly worth protecting. Just one example is one that we tend to think of first: trees improve …

30
Sep

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 …

30
Sep

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 …

30
Sep

Ecological Assessment – Newmarket South East QLD

An ecological assessment was conducted by Natura Pacific in 2015 to determine the feasibility and potential ecological impacts of planned bank stabilisation works at a site near Brisbane’s city centre. A desktop review assessed legislative constraints that may apply in relation to environmental restrictions as well as determining any potential for the presence of habitat, ecosystems …

30
Sep

Gas Line Flora and Fauna Management Plan – Ripley Valley QLD

In 2014 Natura Pacific was engaged to undertake surveys and provide a flora and fauna management plan for the installation of a proposed gas pipeline in Ripley Valley Qld. Additionally, a full review of the planning documentation required by government authorities was undertaken to ensure that the proposal met or exceeded all statutory requirements for …

30
Sep

Paradise Country Wetland Restoration Plan – South East QLD

In 2013 Natura Pacific was commissioned to prepare a Wetland Restoration and Management Plan for a property in the Gold Coast hinterland.  The plan was provided for the purpose of identifying Wetland Environmental Values, within and adjacent to the site and to provide baseline information for a detailed wetland restoration plan. In conducting this project, our …

30
Sep

Brunei Mangrove Management and Conservation Study in Lubu Forest Area – Brunei Darussalam

In 2013 Natura Pacific were engaged to develop and implement rapid site assessment methodology to assess and classify the condition of mangroves and potential sustainable harvesting practices in the Lubu Forest Area for the purpose of supporting mangrove management into the future. The assessment specifically required the identification, classification and mapping of mangrove vegetation and …

30
Sep

Coomera River Processes Study – Gold Coast QLD

Conducted in 2011, this river processes study involved implementing a rapid site assessment methodology to assess riparian and mangrove vegetation structure and condition of the Coomera River. Specific consideration was given to structural layers, presence of anthropogenic influence, weed incursion, habitat value and bank erosion. A series of detailed vegetation maps and classification descriptions were …

30
Sep

Inforum Cableway Assessment – Springbrook National Park QLD

During 2011 Natura Pacific designed and implemented an environmental education course, at the request of Inforum Education, for their English language students. As part of this education program, students also participated in a field trip to Springbrook National Park to assess the impact of a hypothetical cable car development on the environment and local community. …

30
Sep

Brunei-Maura District Plan Natural Environment Strategy – Brunei

In 2011 Natura Pacific were engaged to develop a natural environment strategy and assess and classify Environmental Values (EVs) in the Brunei Maura District. The assessment specifically required the identification, classification, mapping and development of a series of recommendations and management actions to protect EVs. This included assessments of water quality, riparian vegetation, stream banks, …

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