What We Do
Seeking to achieve effective
and efficient outcomes that enhance and restore the ecosystem with respect to
its health, integrity and sustainability.
The logistical planning and reporting
on all contracts/projects is undertaken by our Operations Manager. He is assisted
by Field Supervisors who look after a
number of teams, each made up of an experienced team leader, 2IC and team members.
The introduction of this structure has allowed us to become more client focused
in our operational work and reporting.
Our work is predominantly with a range of public sector/local authorities and
focuses on providing long-term solutions to invasive pest plant species. We have
developed a framework that allows us to balance the budgetary constraints of
ecosystem recovery with amenity values within an outcome based scenario.
We have a lowest toxicity policy and carefully balance the use of herbicides
with best practice outcomes. Our reporting methods allow for us to monitor herbicide
use over time/area and the framework allows for a decrease in herbicides over
Our teams are all trained in GPS use and, as part of our reporting process, we
include track logs and mapping of the areas that we work in. The division has
technical expertise in mapping and GIS and this has proved to be an excellent
added value to our reporting whilst assisting the field crews on the ground.
The resulting compiled data has allowed us efficiency and effective control in
returning to remote sites and completing work units in difficult terrain and
We provide personalised and professional ecological advisory
services to a variety of government and non-government organisations, business,
private initiatives and community groups.
Our solutions draw from decades of experience in developing best practice ecological
restoration systems to ensure measurable success is gained through robust project
design. A practical background, encompassing a broad range of specialist skills,
is used to ensure the project meets your desired outcome, and is both effective
The consultancy consists of a small team of specialists that provide expert advice
and a range of ecological services, including:
Restoration / Invasive Species Solutions
Assessments / Resource Consent Peer Reviews
/ Fauna Monitoring surveys
and Mitigation Plans
/ Best Practice Systems Review
Information Management, Analysis and Representation
/ Conservation Database Creation, Management and Analysis
Asset Planning and Surveying
/ Education Conservation Programmes
spatial data and mapping
of remote area operations
|Read about our most recent projects:
"Someone is doing a bloody fantastic job…" -
these were the words of a Waitemata local board member
who came across one of our projects, Jaggers
Bush at the back of Seddon Fields.
|Read about Te Ngahere's
work on weed and pest control on the Islands of the Hauraki Gulf