Ecosure is seeking expressions of interest for experienced fauna spotter catchers

Ecosure is an award winning ISO certified environmental consultancy, employing over 100 people with an impressive and diverse client base. We specialise in ecology, wildlife, vegetation and aquatic ecology. Our head office is on the Gold Coast with branches in Brisbane, Rockhampton, Emerald, Sydney and Adelaide. We have a bold vision to support a world where people and the natural environment thrive together. Ecosure is committed to providing an outstanding work environment and empowering a high performance team through strong commitment to developing our people. We are seeking expressions of interest for Fauna Spotter Catchers or Ecologists with pre-clearance experience.…

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Weed control across vital Seqwater catchments

Over the past 12 months Ecosure’s Ecological Restoration division has worked hard to control significant weed infestations across six catchment areas on land managed by Seqwater and crucial to south east Queensland’s water supply. During 2014/15 Ecosure’s dedicated bush regenerators controlled a variety of highly destructive weeds as part of a large scale weed management project. “Some infestations were significant, seriously impacting creek zones that lead into main water supplies and, therefore, requiring control to assist the future stability of those riparian zones,” Principal Restoration Ecologist Jen Ford said. The work carried out in priority areas, as identified by Seqwater, was extensive and large…

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Landholder fined $15,000 by the Department of Environment and Heritage for clearing cycads

A landholder in Central Queensland was recently fined $15,000 for clearing endangered plants (listed under the Nature Conservation Act 1992) without a clearing permit.  The clearing involved the endangered plant Cycas ophiolitica (a cycad), and the landholder was also subject to an enforcement order requiring the planting of 50 new cycads in the same area (for which they incurred substantial costs). Fines like these can be avoided when clearing vegetation by checking with the responsible state and federal authorities: Department of Natural Resources and Mines - for clearing remnant vegetation under the Vegetation Management Act 1999 Department of Environment and Heritage…

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Ecosure covers 430kms completing extensive ecological surveys

Working for Arrow Energy, Ecosure recently completed one of the largest ecological surveys undertaken in Queensland. Surveying for the Arrow Bowen Pipeline alignment in central Queensland, a team of 30 environmental specialists covered more than 400kms over a three month period performing hundreds of pre and post-wet flora, fauna and aquatic surveys. (more…)

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Ecosure delivering a showcase 200 ha koala offset

Queensland’s iconic koalas will soon have an expanded sanctuary to call home in south east QLD’s largest eucalypt forest remnant, the Karawatha-Flinders corridor. Ecosure teams have planted more than 114,000 koala food and shelter trees on a property in south Ripley which firmly extends this important wildlife corridor. (more…)

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International Environmental Scientist joins Ecosure

With more than 25 years’ experience, Lindsay Boyd adds to Ecosure’s already impressive team of talented, solutions driven environmental specialists. Lindsay will join Ecosure’s Rockhampton team bringing Ecosure staff numbers to more than 100. (more…)

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