Natural Resource Management Services

Platypus provides services across the full life cycle of natural resource and river restoration program works. Combining our people capability and resource capacity we specialise in delivering a diverse range of high-quality environmental services.

Consulting

Services include:

  • Mapping
  • Botanical surveys
  • Environmental site management plans
  • Ecological report writing
  • Flora and fauna monitoring
  • Revegetation plans

Revegetation

Services include:

  • Remote, aquatic, terrestrial and riparian revegetation
  • Production of species lists 
  • Sourcing of stock and materials through quality suppliers
  • Stakeholder liaison, scoping and planning services
  • Site preparation for revegetation works
  • Small and large-scale revegetation works
  • Community-based planting projects 
  • Building of planting fences, plots and aquatic netting structures
  • GPS mapping
  • Report writing 

Weed Management

  • Herbacious weed control
  • Woody weed control 
  • Specialist aquatic weed control
  • Weed control in remote locations
  • High volume spray rig application of herbicide
  • GPS mapping
  • Report writing
  • Native and exotic plant identification 
  • Plant list production
  • Scoping
  • Stakeholder liaison
  • Identification of safe launching locations for canoe works

Environmental Maintenance

Services include:

  • Pipe track and fire break clearing
  • Asset inspection and condition assessment 
  • Grooming of aquatic vegetation for hydraulic capacity and de-silts
  • Removal of debris
  • Litter collection and disposal 
  • Removal of woody debris and chipping 
  • Storm recovery 

Pest Animal Control & Monitoring

Services include:

  • Mapping of pest habitat, including fox dens and rabbit warrens
  • Pest animal monitoring, including spotlighting, fox natal den counts, Rapid Rabbit Assessments
  • Mechanical and physical pest habitat destruction, including ripping
    of warrens
  • Remote camera surveillance
  • Fox baiting and trapping
  • Rabbit baiting and fumigations works
  • Production of pest control reports
  • Professional recommendations