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David Eccleston

Operations Business Unit Manager

Dave bridges the gap between our Programs Office and our on ground field crew and is responsible for the implementation of projects to the high standards set by the Natural Area directors and clients alike.

David completed a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management & Aquatic Systems in 2005 and after a stint in the construction industry, began his environmental career at Natural Area in February 2007. Dave joined the then small field crew team as its fifth member and has been an integral part of its development since. Dave has progressed through the ranks, and now heads the 35 strong field team as the Operations Business Unit Manager. Dave is responsible for managing the team from our three operational depots.

Qualifications and Licences
  • Bachelor of Science, Environmental Management & Aquatic Systems
  • Chemcert Chemical Accreditation
  • Pesticide Licence
  • Pest Management Technician Licence (1080)
  • Chainsaw trained and licensed
  • Chainsaw Accreditation
  • Work at Heights Accreditation


Point Walter Foreshore Restoration

Large scale foreshore restoration and erosion control works at the iconic Point Walter Reserve in Bicton.
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Cygnia Cover foreshore and wetland restoration

Environmental restoration of foreshore area and Swan breeding and habitat wetland at the new housing development in Waterford.
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  • Project management
  • Works crew supervision, coordination and management
  • Client liaison
  • Weed control works
  • Feral animal control (1080 poison licensed)
  • Erosion control works
  • Revegetation works
  • Product and services procurement
  • Project budgeting and scheduling
  • Project design and management
  • Revegetation works
  • Site monitoring and evaluation

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