Projects

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

Ergon Energy – Post Cyclone Larry Access Track

As part of cleanup works associated with severe Tropical Cyclone Larry, Biotropica Australia’s scientists provided professional services to Ergon Energy during the re-opening of high transmission powerline access tracks within …


Powerlink QLD – Cyclone Larry damage assessment

On 28th April, 2006, Kerry O’Brien along with staff from Powerlink Queensland conducted a helicopter flyover to access the extent of Tropical Cyclone Larry damage along those high voltage powerlines …


Powerlink QLD – Targeted botanical surveys for the proposed Tully-Innisfail powerline

Biotropica Australia’s botanists were engaged to survey potential powerline footprints for the proposed relocation of the Tully to Innisfail powerline. This involved intensive flora surveys to determine the presence of …


Powerlink QLD – Small mammal trapping

In 1999, the QPWS re-established three vegetation linkages across the Powerlink QLD easement, through which the 132kV line runs from Kareeya Power Station to Innisfail. A very limited range of …


Australian Rainforest Foundation – Research and on-ground assessment

Biotropica Australia recently completed a report for the Australian Rainforest Foundation focusing on assessing existing and potential habitat linkages for the Southern Cassowary (Casuarius casuarius johnsonii) along the coastal lowlands …


Biotropica Australia – Ecological assessments for proposed gas pipeline

Biotropica Australia’s former botanist, Rigel Jensen travelled to Cape York for seventeen days as part of a feasibility study team for a proposed National infrastructure project from PNG to Australia. …


QLD Department of Main Roads – Planning options for the proposed Kuranda Range Road Upgrade

Biotropica Australia is part of the Queensland Department of Main Roads (QDMR)/ Rainforest CRC Strategic Alliance, working to advance the Restoration Design and Management for the proposed Kuranda Range Road …


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