Ecology

Our Ecology Team is comprised of experienced environmental scientists, botanists and ecologists. We maintain long standing affiliations with a range of experts in plant taxonomy, zoology, arboriculture, bushfire management, dieback interpretation and endemic plant horticulture as part of providing a unique multidisciplinary service.

Our personnel have worked on wide range of land development/property, resource sector and natural area management projects across Western Australia, and in particular we have extensive experience within the Perth Metropolitan, South West, Pilbara and Kimberley regions.

Emerge Associates provides the following specialised ecological services:

  • Flora and vegetation surveys (level 1 and 2)
  • Targeted flora surveys (declared rare/threatened and priority flora)
  • Plant taxonomy, specialising in the Swan Coastal Plain, Pilbara and Kimberley regions
  • Vegetation community mapping and statistical analysis
  • Vegetation condition mapping
  • Vegetation management plans
  • Fauna surveys (level 1 and level 2)
  • Fauna management plans
  • Baseline ecological surveys and monitoring to support environmental impact assessment
  • Wetland, waterway and foreshore assessments and management plans
  • Weed surveys and management plans
  • Tree surveys and advice on retention and management
  • Ecological restoration advice, preparation of rehabilitation plans and works/contractor management
  • Ecological monitoring, research and data collection
  • Dieback assessments and management plans
  • Endemic plant use for landscape planting palettes
  • Advice and technical input into greening and biodiversity strategies and plans
  • Natural resource management funding applications
  • A range of technical/ecological services to support bushfire risk management, including:
  • AS3959 vegetation classification for Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) assessments
  • Quantitative fuel load assessments
  • Vegetation ecological ‘end state’ advice for revegetation or bushland management works
  • Ecological assessment of controlled burn programs.

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