A day in the life of a Seed Collector

The seed collection season is in full swing at Natural Area and we have a big team this year, licenced to collect seed throughout the Perth Metro Region as well as in regional locations. Jackie has been with the Natural Area team since May 2020 and last season she was working as a licenced Seed […]

Doyntj Doyntj – Come Together

WALGA recently presented an Aboriginal Forum ‘Doyntj Doyntj – Come Together’ and Natural Area sent a couple of staff to attend. Welcome to Country was given by Dr Richard Walley OAM who is a Nyungar man, and one of Australia’s leading Aboriginal performers, musicians and writers, he has been a campaigner for the Indigenous cause […]

Snake Handling Training

With more trapping and relocation works coming up for our consultancy team some of our crew were fortunate enough to become certified snake handlers. We conducted the course at Animal Ark by the very knowledgeable David Manning who has 30 years of experience under his belt. Our day started off with a lecture on snake biology […]

Biodiversity Conference 2021

Natural Area prides itself on the abilities of our team and strive to support team members with their individual studies and interests. Shannon has been with our team since mid-2021. She recently submitted her thesis for her Master of Science at Edith Cowan University and will be presenting her research at the Biodiversity Conference 2021, […]

Feral animal management training

Natural Area sent a team out to the Carnarvon Rangelands to participate in feral animal management training provided by Central Regional TAFE. This was a week-long course and our team learned valuable skills that will assist Natural Area in delivering high quality feral animal management services using best practice methodology. The following overview provided by […]

Bushfire Mitigation

Fire fuel load reduction works in the City of Joondalup Bushfire risk management is a key responsibility of local governments where there is a significant risk of bushfire in an area. Funding received through the Department of Fire and Emergency Services has assisted the City of Joondalup to undertake fuel load reduction activities in its […]

Getting ready for field survey season!

Recently, Natural Area gave a few of its field employees the opportunity to undergo training with the Consulting team. The aim of this was to help create a flexible team for the consultants to call on for upcoming projects as work gets busier. Employees with a background in or passion for flora or fauna were […]