Projects

Biotropica Australia has been involved in a range of projects for a number of private, government and industry clients.

Black-footed tree-rat and Northern quolls

When assessing a site for ecological significance, it is important to have a good understanding of all the flora and fauna species that could be using the habitat in that …


Ant Plant Translocation

Apart from mangroves, melaleuca-dominated woodlands make up a major component of the remaining forest cover in the coastal areas within the greater Cairns region. Clearing of this woodland community for …


Vegetation Monitoring – Cairns Shipping Development Project

As part of the Cairns Shipping Development Project, dredge material was piped from Trinity Inlet to Lake Narelle at the Northern Sands facility to improve shipping access to the port. …


Species Management Plan – Pandion cristatus (Eastern osprey)

Biotropica uses the most up-to-date technology to survey the ecological values present in a Project area.  As holders of the numerous permits required to use a drone for the purposes …


Peri-urban Development

Queensland environmental legislation is complex and ever-evolving, with bushfire setbacks in urban areas being a subject of particularly heated debate.  In June 2019, Biotropica were requested to provide advice to …


Smithfield Village Wetlands Rehabilitation

In February 2019 Biotropica personnel completed Stage 1 of the Smithfield Village Wetlands Rehabilitation Project with the planting of 4500 palms, trees and shrubs. The Satterley Property Group, Australia’s largest …


MGT Minerals Pty Ltd – Environmental Authority

MGT Minerals Pty Ltd is engaged in exploration and mining for tin and precious metals, primarily from flagship operations in Mount Garnet. In a major expansion of its current activities, MGT …


Abbot Point State Development Area

Together with our project partners BMT Global, Biotropica has been contracted by the Qld Co-ordinator General’s Department for the past three years to undertake a number of capacity-building projects with …


Working atop Queensland’s 2nd Highest Mountain

At 1593m the peak of Mt. Bellenden Ker has Australia’s highest rainfall totals (8m+ annually) and a transmission station surrounded by unique Wet Tropics World Heritage Area montane rainforest of …


Smithfield Village Wetlands Restoration

The Smithfield area contains a number of high value habitats including the Cattana Wetlands, the extensive samphires and mangroves of the Half Moon Creek catchment and a large natural wetland …


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