Research is formalised curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose – Zora Neale Hurston
As scientists, we love conducting research. 

But for us, this goes deeper than publishing scientific papers. 

Our world is constantly changing, and so are the requirements of our partners and clients. It is vitally important to us to stay ahead of the game, so that we can ensure we’re always providing you with the most up-to-date information.

This means you can trust the data we provide you and use it to help you make informed decisions. It also means you can focus on what you do best and rest assured that you are operating in the best interests of this beautiful and multifaceted environment.

Craig Eddie collects a land snail sample as part of a research project

Our experience

We have been commissioned to undertake in-depth research on various threatened species, including the Yakka skink (Egernia rugosa), Dunmall’s snake (Furina dunmalli) and White-throated snapping turtle (Elseya albagula). 

Our research clients include:

We also undertake our own private research. Some recent work includes:

Many of the specimens we have collected are now housed in research institutions including the Queensland Museum and Queensland Herbarium making them available to other researchers. 

Contact us to find out more.

A close up of land snails from Boobook's extensive collection

What our clients say

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.