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 […]

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 […]

A Day in the Life of a Work Experience Student

So what is work experience like at Natural Area? Amber recently completed a week-long work experience program with us and here is what she had to say about the experience.   Monday As it was the beginning of my work experience I was very nervous. However, these nerves were quick to dissipate as Andrew, Jess […]

It’s Spring Survey Season!

It’s Spring Survey time! The Natural Area botanical team have had a busy start to the Spring survey season with surveys happening from Mindarie in the north, Aveley in the east, Cockburn in the south and further south in the Shire of Murray. Survey activities include: desktop assessments to determine potential flora, fauna and fungi […]

Wheatbelt NRM BioBlitz 2015

The Bindoon – Dewars Pool Road BioBlitz is a community project aimed at bringing together professional and amateur biologists, ecologists and naturalists – and those interested in learning more about their natural environment – to advance the scientific knowledge of, and learn more about, one part of the State’s diverse biota, ecological communities, and environmental […]