Fauna ecology & threatened species management
Lumholtz’s tree-kangaroo | Shaw Abrey
Our team are proficient in identifying likely threatened species prior to project commencement through desktop analysis and reporting the location of threatened species during on-ground work. We regularly conduct efficient and accurate surveys to identify threatened flora and fauna species, and habitats that supports threatened species.
During on-ground work, we implement conservation and disturbance minimisation strategies appropriate to species sensitivities, and utilise GPS tracking of threatened species locations to aid ongoing monitoring. Ecosure can provide a site-specific Threatened Species Management Plan to guide species and site recovery, as well as monitor and manage the site to achieve the best outcomes for threatened species. Understanding the reasons why a species has become threatened is vital to the process of its protection and rehabilitation. As the human population grows, we will inevitably encroach on the natural environment, adding pressure to local species and increasing conflict. We have to experience, and knowledge required to identify threatened species, understand the pressures faced by them and help people find solutions to conflict and enable co-existence between us and our natural world.
We identify threatened flora and fauna species, provide advice and complete on-ground management activities, including:
- Surveys for threatened fauna and flora species listed under Commonwealth, and various State and local government legislation.
- Protected plant surveys and permits for Queensland threatened and near-threatened flora species.
- Significant impact assessment and tests for significance for matters of national, state and local environmental significance.
- Wildlife corridor mapping and modelling.
- Threat identification and prioritised mitigation.
- Wildlife translocations propagation and translocation of threatened flora species
- Development of restoration plans that guide works to support the recovery of threatened species
- on-ground restoration of habitat to support threatened flora and fauna species
- Ongoing monitoring including photogrammetry
- Threatened species offsets
- Development of management and recovery plans
- SAT surveys for koala
- UAV (drone) fauna and flora surveys
- GPS and radio-tracking
- Population health monitoring