ecological project advice

We work across the full lifecycle of projects, regularly providing clients with conceptual strategic advice, pre-feasibility assessments or assisting with analysis of constraints and opportunities.

Clients who need assistance with compliance or legislatively driven processes seek our support for feasibility studies, approvals, assessments and post approvals monitoring and management.

Our specialists provide physical assessments, vegetation and species mapping. We also offer technological assistance including drone mapping via digital photogrammetry.

Terrestrial ecology
  • Ecological impact assessment
  • Prefeasibility advice
  • Constraints and opportunity analysis
  • Biodiversity Assessment Method (BAM) assessments (NSW)
  • Drone mapping via digital photogrammetry
  • Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act referrals
  • Vegetation mapping
  • Species Impact Statements
  • Ecological monitoring and assessment
  • Ecological management plans
Aquatic ecology
  • Freshwater marine and coastal ecology
  • Fish, shorebird and marine mammal survey
  • Estuarine habitat and seagrass survey and mapping
  • Stygofauna and groundwaterdependent ecosystem survey
  • Invertebrate identification
  • Dewatering and fauna relocation
  • Ecological condition assessment (AUSRIVAS/SIGNAL)
Biodiversity and environmental offsetting
  • NSW Biodiversity Offsetting
  • Biodiversity Stewardship Site establishment and land use planning
  • Biodiversity Stewardship Site management and monitoring
  • QLD Environmental Offsetting
  • BioCondition Assessments
  • Terrestrial Habitat Quality Assessments
  • Significant Residual Impact assessment
  • Offset site comparison and calculations in accordance with the Queensland Financial Offset Settlement Calculator

Selected Projects

Key People

  • Dr Radika Michniewicz BSc (Hons), PhD

    Manager – Ecology

  • Sian Griffiths BEnvSc (Hons) | Accredited BAM and Biobanking Assessor

    Practice Leader – Ecology

  • Dr Cairo Forrest BSc (Hons), PhD (Ecology/Genetics) | Accredited Assessor

    Practice Leader – Ecology

  • Stephen Bloomfield B App Sc (Coastal Mgmt)

    Principal – Ecology

  • Chani Wheeler BSc, MConsBiol, MEIANZ

    Principal – Ecology

  • Luke Stone

    Principal – Aquatic Ecology