Our team in action

Current and recently completed projects include:

  • Preparing a report for the Ian Potter Foundation, Greening Australia and The Nature Conservancy on opportunities for investment in nature conservation in Australia 2019
  • Management specialist advice for protected areas in Papua New Guinea (major project for CEPA and UNDP under GEF 5) 2018-19
  • Briefing for future strategy for private nature conservation in Queensland (Pew Foundation and Queensland Trust for Nature) Completed October 2018
  • Communication and resource materials for national parks (Cape York Peninsula Aboriginal Land) including Wuthathi, Bromley, Kutini-Payumu, and Cape Melville, for Traditional Owners through Queensland Parks and WIldlife Service) 2018-19.
  • Evaluation of the recovery program for the Bridled Nailtail Wallaby (Qld. Dept of Environment and Science) completed October 2018
  • Compilation of management effectiveness information for the Great Barrier Reef Outlook Report 2018
  • Evaluation of Protected Area Management Effectiveness for protected areas in Papua New Guinea (through SPREP, with CEPA and UNDP) 2016-17
  • Scoping document for “Knowledge Expeditions” in National Parks (Cape York Peninsula Aboriginal Land)
  • Preparation of safety sign strategies for key national parks in Queensland (Client: Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service, 2016)
  • Preparation of four values statements for key national parks in Queensland (Client: Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service, 2016)
  • Assistance with review of protected area policy and management for NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (subconsultant to Uniquest, 2016)
  • Assistance with training in management effectiveness for Indonesian protected area managers (subconsultant to Uniquest, 2016)
  • Reviews of two recovery plans for Queensland threatened species – adding in the thinking and conceptual diagrams from the “Open standards for conservation’, so that values, threats and strategies are clearly linked (2015)
  • Protected Area Policy for Papua New Guinea : – a major step forward for conservation in this country of wonderful natural and cultural diversity. (Client: UNDP and the Government of PNG – 2013-14)
  • Advances in management effectiveness evaluation for Ramsar SItes, including workshop facilitation and development of a specific tool for Ramsar Sites: completed Septement 2014 (Client: Ramsar Secretariat, Switzerland)
  • Report on management effectiveness for WWF East Africa: completed August 2014 (Client: World Conservation Monitoring Centre/ WWF East Africa)
  • Protected Areas Management Effectiveness Database – compiling and analysing all available data about protected area management effectiveness evaluations: completed January 2015 (Client: World Conservation Monitoring Centre)
  • Compilation and analysis of WWF management effectiveness information: completed November 2014 (Client: World Conservation Monitoring Centre/ WWF)

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