• Missing Consultants

    On behalf of Dept. Environment & Planning, Steve Douglas and Paul Burcher are reviewing Bionet records for modeling of some threatened species’ habitat in the Cumberland Sub-region. Steve is trying to find current contact details for the following ecologists to assist in clarifying some records: Peter Monsted, previously employed by

  • ANPC Conference

    On behalf of Ecological Consultants in NSW, the ECA President, Belinda Pellow, has been asked to present at the upcoming Australian Network for Plant Conservation conference about the work of consultants in plant translocation projects in November. This is an excellent opportunity for ECA to enlighten others about the work

  • Songmeters

    Has anyone had experience with the setting up of song recognition with Songmeters? I am after information on how long it might take to setup call recognition for a single bird species. All the literature that I have found quote wide ranging amounts of time in setting up recognition, and

  • Vegetation Classification

    Robbie Economos | Environmental Planner  Lake Macquarie City Council This is just a friendly reminder to consultants that undertake flora and fauna surveys and ecological assessments,  in Lake Macquarie LGA that Council’s Flora and Fauna Survey Guidelines require the use of the Bell, S.A.J., Driscoll, C & Lake Macquarie City

  • Habitat Assessment: Does it really tell us enough?

    I would like to open a discussion on whether you think habitat assessment is sufficient to determine the potential impacts on threatened species at a site, or whether we are losing vital information on the biodiversity on a site by skipping the detailed surveys.