Tag - environmental assessment

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

Weed Management and Threatened Flora Survey – Western Downs QLD

During 2013 to 2014 Natura Pacific were engaged to undertake field vegetation assessments, mapping and reporting as part of the Weed Management Plan and Threatened Flora Survey along easement and access trails for a powerline extension near Roma in Queensland’s Western Downs Region. The areas surveyed was ~100 km long and between 60 to 90 …

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

Waterway Health Assessments of Sandy Creek, Loders Creek and Oakey Creek – Gold Coast QLD

Undertaken as three separate projects between 2012 and 2013, a major objective was to provide a waterway health assessment of the current conditions for each catchment.  The condition assessment was implemented to provide baseline monitoring of the catchment under baseflow conditions in both spring and autumn and to provide a reference point in order to …

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

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, …

30
Sep

South Stradbroke Island Nature-based Recreation Strategy – South East QLD

This strategy was developed by Natura Pacific in 2010 to balance the demands for nature-based recreation and tourism on South Stradbroke Island, within an ecologically sustainable management framework. Firstly, ecological values were identified, highlighted and mapped. Policies, strategies and management guidelines were then developed and incorporated into the decision making process with regards to zoning …

30
Sep

Regional Recreational Use Assessment – Brisbane QLD

During 2009 Natura Pacific was engaged to undertake a desktop recreational use assessment of seven of Brisbane City’s Regional Parklands. This project required the Natura Consulting team to map ecological values and provide an appropriate onsite methodology for assessing the ecological impacts from future proposed recreational activities such as mountain bike riding.  During this project, Natura …

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