About Us

About Us 2017-07-05T14:42:04+00:00

Envite Environment is a not-for profit organisation delivering ecological restoration services in New South Wales since 1993. Envite Environment has capacity to deliver quality services with a range of partners.

Envite Environment’s longevity and depth of Natural Resource Management (NRM) knowledge and skills is responsible for a reputation for delivering high quality results on time.

The organisation has successfully completed over 1000 projects. Between 2010 – 2015 Envite Environment completed work valued over $14 million.

Core Values

  • Community based and not for profit
  • Involving communities (including youth and Indigenous people) in learning about and restoring ecosystems.
  • Improving the quality of our natural environment
  • Community partnerships and collaboration
  • Professionalism and strong ethics

Mission

Restoring our natural environment while supporting the growth of environmentally sustainable industries in partnership with local communities.

Vision

A healthy natural environment with socially inclusive economies and communities.

Geographic Reach

Envite Environment originated in Northern New South Wales and is expanding environmental services to Eastern Victoria, Southern New South Wales and Queensland. Envite Environment has merged with Workways, a not-for-profit, charitable employment and community services organisation. Workways’ head office, is located in Bairnsdale, East Gippsland and Workways provides services in Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland.

 Training

Envite Environment provides training in conservation and land management skills including bush regeneration techniques, native and weed plant identification and native plant propagation.

Training is also provided in high level technical skills such as environmental monitoring. Community based training is developed in consultation with local groups to meet identified needs for knowledge and skill development related to ecological restoration projects.

Knowledge and experience

Envite Environment’s has over 40 employees including 10 environmental scientists who are experienced with site assessment, flora and fauna studies, data collection and analysis, vegetation mapping, restoration monitoring and evaluation programs and development and implementation of natural resource management projects.

Bush regeneration teams

Envite Environment combines high level technical expertise with practical skills and experience. We have a large team of qualified bush regenerators with strong local knowledge and experience working in a variety of ecosystems.

In expanding out services to new areas we seek to contract or employ local bush regenerators with relevant qualifications, experience and local knowledge.

 

Landscaping teams

Envite Environment has also developed a capacity to take on large scale infrastructure landscaping projects.  An example is landscaping associated with Pacific Highway upgrades in northern NSW.

Mike Delaneymike

Envite Environment Manager

with over 30 years experience. Background in seed collection, plant production and a pioneer in bush regeneration before moving into supervising ecological restoration projects. Mike has been with Envite for 24 years with 18 years in a management position.

Paul O’Connor
paul

Principal Ecologist

With 26 years experience in research, survey, regional conservation assessment and restoration and GIS. Paul has managed over 100 environmental projects and led development of MERV (M&E of the restoration of vegetation) software.

Maree Thompson
maree

Technical & Environmental Grants Manager

Expertise in ecological restoration project development, grant and contract applications, restoration plan development, project management, coordination and reporting with 20 years’ experience with Envite.

Georgina Jones
georgina

Environmental Scientist

Expertise in ecological restoration and community education with 18 years’ experience. Skills in developing educational resources, community ecological training, project development, GIS mapping, coordination and reporting.

Justin Couperjustin

Manager 

Coffs/Clarence/Gippsland

Justin has a background in bush regeneration, horticulture, WHS and training with over 20 years experience.  He has expertise in project management and coordination, business development  and civil landscaping.

Virginia Seymour
virginia

Restoration Ecologist

Virginia manages on-ground ecological restoration works. She is qualified in applied science and training and assessment with extensive industry experience in tendering, project management, nurseries, bush regeneration and team supervision.

Daniel Cox
daniel

Restoration Ecologist

Dan has 12 years experience and skills in environmental project coordination, team management, flora survey, site assessment and planning and use of Geographic Information Systems to monitor and evaluate environmental outcomes.

Kirralee Donovan


Environmental Scientist

Kirralee has worked across natural area management project in Queensland and New South Wales. With qualifications in environmental science and experience in delivering environmental restoration projects, Kirralee has skills in project development, coordination and reporting.

Sarah Bourns


Environment Officer East Gippsland

Sarah has 14 years experience, with a strong focus on wetland ecology and rehabilitation. Skills include vegetation identification, site assessment and surveying, soil testing and analysis, management planning, plant propagation and community engagement.

Mick Webb


Environmental Ecologist

Mick has over 12 years experience in ecological restoration, team coordination, site assessment and plan development. He has worked with multiple stakeholders including RMS, developers , community organisations, Landcare and Aboriginal Land Councils.