Environmental permits in WA primarily relate to native vegetation clearing permits, issued and managed by the Department of Environment Regulation. Clearing native vegetation is prohibited, unless done under a clearing permit, or the clearing is for an exempt purpose. Quite often, environmental offsets are required when undertaking clearing and this involves the rehabilitation of an area to offset the clearing of the native vegetation. Natural Area have a broad capability in the area of environmental permits and vegetation offsets which includes the preparation of clearing permit documentation, offset proposals and the preparation and implementation of offset site management plans. This capability stems from many years of practical hands on experience in the field.
Works associated with the preparation of vegetation offset proposals and associated revegetation management plans include the following: