Tag - environmental planning

28
Mar

Drone surveys have much to offer

Drone surveys – efficiency and accuracy! When it comes to mapping and monitoring an area’s environmental condition, there are various approaches to consider. Here at Natura Pacific we’ve found that using a drone is one of the most efficient and accurate survey methods around. This service allows us to provide you with a clear and …

30
Sep

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. …

30
Sep

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 …

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

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

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

Seagrass Health and Abundance Study – South East QLD

The Seagrass Health and Abundance Study was undertaken by Natura Pacific in 2012 to develop a comprehensive Seagrass Monitoring Program for the catchments of the Gold Coast. This study utilised cost effective methods and provided an improved understanding of seagrass habitats in the Gold Coast local government area. The project also provided government and technical officers …

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 …

29
Jul

VIDEO: Exploring Banksia heath in the Logan Shire

Take a moment to experience the sights and sounds of some beautiful Banksia heath tucked away in the Logan Shire. While enjoying the beauty of amazing native landscapes such as this, our Natura Consulting team are also working hard to ensure that our valuable natural areas are being protected as they should. If you are …

23
Jun

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 …

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