Motivations for biodiversity assessments include property development planning, finding offset areas for habitat impacts, assessing ecotourism values and developing conservation plans. Some people just want to know what they have on their place!
These surveys can range from assessments based on desktop information and rapid on-property inspections through to comprehensive inventories of flora, fauna, vegetation and other values conducted over several days.
The level of detail and scale of the assessment is project specific and may be undertaken at an individual property scale, through to the landscape level (e.g. a local authority area, an entire mountain range or an environmental province).
Assessments generally identify and discuss management implications of:
Key values are usually rated as to their significance at the local, regional, state, national and/or international scales. Management strategies to conserve the biodiversity/ecological values are also provided.
BOOBOOK can develop a biodiversity assessment to suit your needs. You can be confident that the work will be done by people widely respected for the depth and breadth of their knowledge of the biodiversity of inland Queensland.
Key reasons to conduct biodiversity assessments include:
BioCondition assessments provide a benchmark condition for ongoing landscape monitoring and to record change over time. BioCondition assessments can be used for assessing and monitoring the health of vegetation patches.
They follow standard methodologies described by BioCondition Assessment Manual and Method for Establishment and Survey of Reference Sites for BioCondition developed for assessing and measuring terrestrial ecosystems in Queensland.
Our staff are skilled in undertaking BioCondition assessments in wide a range of vegetation types.
BOOBOOK has a wealth of experience in biodiversity assessments for a range of clients.
We have conducted biodiversity assessments on properties both large and small. These include:
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