EnviroKey are regularly engaged to provide specialist advice, assessment and management of frog and reptile fauna across Australia for a range of projects. Director and Principal Ecologist Steve Sass; a well respected Herpetologist, has completed hundreds of targeted surveys and specialist assessments for threatened reptile and frog species across Australia. His experience in developing management strategies to minimise potential impacts from construction activites has seen Steve provide advice on a variety of large-scale projects.
Examples of the projects Steve has completed include:
- Tawny Rock Dragon Monitoring and Genetic Material Collection at the site of the Silverton Wind Farm (NSW).
- Striped Legless Lizard pre-clearance surveys at various sites across NSW and Victoria.
- Monitoring of the Barrier Raange Dragon at Mutawinjii National Park and north-west of Broken Hill for the NSW Office of Environment & Heritage
- Target Survey & Habitat Assessment: Delma impar and Aprasia parapulchella, Dalton Power Project near Gunning (NSW).
- Situational Analysis for the Bega Valley Frog Strategy (20 year plan) for the Southern Rivers Catchment Management Authority.
- Target Surveys for Striped Legless Lizard, Gocup Road Route Strategy, between Tumut and Gundagai (NSW).
- Management Plan, EPBC Referral and Approval, & Pre-clearance Surveys: Five-clawed Worm-Skink, Communications upgrade at Saint George Regional Airport (QLD).
- Frog Surveys of Panboola near Pambula on the NSW far south coast.
- Frog and Reptile baseline surveys of the 2,500 sq.km Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area.
- Specialist expert advice to local government regarding the potential impacts to Green and Golden Bell Frog from development activities.
- Project Herpetologist and development of a Reptile Relocation Strategy for the Boco Rock Wind Farm.
- Target surveys for the Green and Golden Bell Frog, Kooragang Wetland for the Queensland Hunter Gas Pipeline project.
- Target surveys for the endangered Western Spiny-tailed Skink for 380km of optic fibre cable in the Gascoyne region of WA.