November 13, 2017

Major Projects

Recent major projects for key clients

TasNetworks

  • EIS helicopter operations – an assessment of the environmental risks associated with helicopter operations for bushfire mitigation works along distribution lines for TasNetworks. This project involved a GIS analysis of all potential risks with a focus on avi-fauna. This project, whilst completed is evolving into a procedure for helicopter operations for TasNetworks.
  • Wedge-tailed eagle model – this is a current project which will develop a state-wide model of potential risk associated with wedge tailed eagles striking lines. The project will work with experts to develop a heat map of risk which can be used to support TasNetworks in implementing mitigation measures.
  • Environmental Handbook – revision and redevelopment.

State Growth

  • Environmental and heritage panel – preferred service providers. Listed for flora, fauna, weed management, arboriculture and heritage.

TasWater

  • Enviro-dynamics collated data from the 70 drinking water supplies around Tasmania and summarised the planned and completed projects to improve drinking water quality.

Hobart City Council 

  • Mt Wellington Organ Pipes track upgrade and impact of helicopter operations on avi-fauna
  • Asset Protection Zone surveys assessment of extensions to the fire trail network within the municipality of Hobart.
  • Habitat surveys for Eastern-Barred Bandicoots as a follow up from initial findings of the fire trail assessment.
  • Gravity trail proposal, flora and fauna surveys
  • Fauna and flora survey and prescriptions for fuel reduction and asset protection.

Kingborough Council

  • North West Bay River Catchment Management Plan Update – project to update out of date plan. Includes community and stakeholders consultation, field surveys and development of update.

Clarence City Council

  • Enviro-dynamics has completed the public consultation, natural values assessments and compiled the Reserve Activity Plans for four City of Clarence. These five year plans outline the priority management actions as guided by the community with the aim of sustainable management including on-ground management activities that encourages community involvement in activities and minimise threats to the recreational and natural values of the reserves.
  1. Potters Hill Bushland Reserve
  2. Rokeby Hills Bushland Reserve
  3. Richmond Recreation Reserve
  4. Tranmere Coastal Reserve
  • Enviro-dynamics have also conducted flora and fauna assessments as part of planning for new mountain bike and walking trails within the Meehan Range and other areas of the municipality.

Huon Valley Council

  • Delivery of weed workshops to works crews – workshops focused on weed identification, vehicle hygiene and practical ways for works crews to limit the spread of weeds along road networks.

Tasman Council

  • Weed management plan for the municipality – undertake weed mapping of road networks and council managed sites; prioritisation and scheduling of targeted weed control works. Plan will contain a detailed monitoring and evaluation component.

NRM South

  • Training workshops – introduction to GPS, natural values atlas and QGIS mapping

Derwent Catchment Project

  • Enviro-dynamics delivers NRM services for the Derwent Catchment Project across the Central Highlands and Derwent Valley municipalities. A list of current projects follows: View information here

Other

  • Maydena Mountain Bike Park (Dirt Art) – Assessment of the natural values within the broad park area. Project included management advice to minimise impacts of the natural values of the park area.The project also included the completion of the Reserve Activity Assessment (Level 2/3 RAA) process as part of the Parks and Wildlife Service requirements for a development within a reserve.