Projects

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

Peninsula Development Road Upgrade – Department of Transport and Main Roads

Biotropica Australia works within a multi-disciplinary team to assist in the assessment of the ecology existing within and adjacent to the Peninsula Development Road in Cape York. Biotropica are currently …


Dry Rainforest Project – Upper Burdekin Rangelands

The NQ Dry Tropics’ Protecting Biodiversity Program is undertaking a project to improve the condition and extent of dry rainforests in the Upper Burdekin Rangelands. The Dry Rainforest Project is …


Vegetation Offset Biocondition Assessment – Cairns

Biotropica Australia was commissioned to undertake an assessment of the ecological equivalence of two sites, one to be cleared for development and the other was the proposed offset site. Botanists …


Abbott Point State Development Area land management – 2016

Together with BMT WBM, Biotropica was commissioned by the Queensland Office of the Coordinator General (OCG) to develop a work programme of land management and rehabilitation activities for the Abbott …


Cairns Bruce Highway Upgrade – 2016

Biotropica Australia was commissioned to assess the ecological values of the natural areas that would be impacted by the proposed upgrade of two sections of the Bruce Highway. Of particular …


Marine plants and community infrastructure development – 2016

A proposed development of a community rugby pitch triggered concerns by the developer as one edge of the site was lined with trees that could be considered marine plants. All …


Spotter-catcher – Cape York Peninsula – 2015

  Development permits are often conditioned with having a ‘spotter-catcher’ on site during land clearing operations. This was the case for the Department of Main Roads which required some clearing …


Kuranda Rail Revegetation – 2017

Queensland Rail is undertaking stabilisation works along the iconic Kuranda Rail corridor to protect the track and trains against potential rock falls to maximise operational safety. In a small section …


Kuranda Rail Ecology Surveys – 2016

Queensland Rail is undertaking stabilisation works along the iconic Kuranda Rail corridor to protect the track and trains against potential rock falls and to maximise operational safety. Due to proposed …


Cajanus mareebensis translocation – 2016

Cajanus mareebensis is listed as endangered under Queensland’s Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) and the Commonwealth’s Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act).  It occurs extensively through Cape …


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