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Biodiversity, offset and condition assessments

Uncover the true ecological value of your property

Are you confident you fully understand the natural resource values of your land? Would you like to get a better grasp on how your land management activities impact on a certain kind of vegetation? Perhaps you’re looking for biodiversity offset areas for habitat impacts?

At Boobook Ecological Consulting, our experienced ecologists can conduct biodiversity, offset and condition assessments of your property, giving you the knowledge you need to make informed decisions and taking the guesswork out of the details.

Craig stands at a fence line on farm land for a biodiversity assessment
Biodiversity offsets the Boobook team in discussion with a farmer

We have been conducting biodiversity assessments for decades, helping our clients to: 

What do these assessments involve?

We conduct biodiversity, offset and condition assessments on specified parcels of land or distinct areas, from individual rural properties to entire mountain ranges. 

Assessments combine desktop research with an onsite inspection, with outcomes as high-level or detailed as required. 

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Our assessments generally identify and discuss the management implications of:

We rate key values according to their significance at the local, regional, state, national and/or international level and provide management strategies to help you conserve the biodiversity and ecological values of the land.

Biodiversity offsets farmland with hills in the distance

BioCondition assessments

BioCondition assessments help you to understand the capacity of an area to support the species that are expected to occur there.

Practically speaking, they provide a benchmark condition for ongoing landscape monitoring and to record changes over time. They can also be used to assess and monitor the health of particular vegetation patches. 

BioCondition assessments follow the standard methodologies laid out by the Queensland Government in the BioCondition Assessment Manual and Method for Establishment and Survey of Reference Sites for BioCondition.

Our past experience

Our staff are skilled in undertaking BioCondition assessments in a wide range of vegetation types.

Boobook Ecological Consulting’s expert team has a wealth of experience in undertaking biodiversity assessments for a range of clients and in a range of vegetation types. Our thorough knowledge of inland Queensland’s biodiversity means you can be confident that the work you need is completed by people respected for the depth of their knowledge.

We have conducted biodiversity assessments on properties both large and small. These include:

What’s next?

Not sure what you need? We can create individualised biodiversity assessments to suit your needs. Contact us today to find out how.

A close up of snails from Craig Eddie's land snail collection

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The science of a shared world

Boobook Ecological Consulting has built its success on decades I first-hand knowledge of the natural ecosystems of the southern Queensland drylands combined with practical understanding of the complex pressures that impinge on Australia’s fragile environment.