Ecology | Environment | Heritage

Redleaf oversees garnet lehmann park wildlife protection

Redleaf oversees garnet lehmann park wildlife protection
Local fauna was successfully protected from injury or harm this week as construction of the detention basin at Garnet Lehmann Park started. Aware of local community concerns when it comes to the welfare of wildlife inhabiting the park, Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) brought in environmental specialists Redleaf to ensure that all fauna were carefully managed... Read More »
Redleaf scientists support the Australian poultry industry with research into how to prevent avian influenza outbreaks
Native waterfowl as carriers of avian influenza (AI) will be the target of an important project being undertaken by researchers from Redleaf Environmental after receiving support from the Rural Industry Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC) for a project aimed at investigating control measures for waterfowl around poultry farms. According to Redleaf’s principal researcher, Michael Atzeni, avian... Read More »
Redleaf lends support to major road upgrade in Surat Basin
Redleaf Environmental has buoyed the sustainable development of a quarry on Fairview Road, north of Injune in partnership with Ostwald Bros on a major GLNG project in the Surat Basin. Working with Ostwald Bros for Santos on maintaining its 9,000 km road network throughout the Surat Basin gas fields, Redleaf Environmental continues to expand its support for... Read More »
New QLD Biodiversity offsets framework
On 1 July 2014, a new environmental offsets framework was introduced in Queensland. Under this legislation, if you require an Environmental Authority for a proposed project, you will also be asked to provide information on any significant environmental impacts the project may cause over the whole of its life. If impacts are identified to any... Read More »
Koala’s successfully protected from clearing site
Koalas recently recorded at a South-East Queensland site earmarked for power line construction were protected from harm by Fauna Spotter Catchers from RedLeaf. The Koala activity had been recorded and photographed at the site by Ergon Energy staff and contractors during a site inspection near Kingaroy. Ergon worked with RedLeaf to ensure all fauna could be... Read More »
Grigor bridge nominated for environmental construction award
The recently constructed Grigor Bridge on the Mary River at Conondale in South East Queensland was nominated for the Cement Concrete and Aggregates Australia environmental award. As part of the project team from the Department of Transport and Main Roads, Redleaf Environmental scientists were nominated for the environmental award for their expertise in fauna management during... Read More »
Do you know your waterbirds and wetlands?
The Lockyer Valley, west of Brisbane, contains over 100 natural wetlands many of which provide significant habitat for waterbirds. In recognition of these wetlands and their significant values, the Lockyer Valley Regional Council (LVRC) in partnership with Healthy Waterways, Land for Wildlife and the Wetland Awareness Group organised a Wetland Awareness and Bird Identification Bus... Read More »
An exotic chinese stripe-necked turtle found in the toowoomba waterbird habitat
A surprising discovery made by Redleaf Environmental in Toowoomba’s Waterbird Habitat recently may be responsible for saving the Murray Darling Basin from an invasive declared pest species. A Chinese Stripe-necked Turtle (Mauremys sinensis) was found in the Toowoomba Waterbird Habitat during a fauna assessment commissioned by the Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) to ensure the conservation of... Read More »
Zero to 140 quarry approvals in one year
Redleaf Environmental has delivered or is in the final stages of delivering 140+ quarry approvals in 2013 for Murweh, Paroo and Quilpie Shires as part of the Flood Restoration Works under the Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA). These on-going programs total funding is around $85M. Recently, all three shires received praise from the Department... Read More »

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