Projects

Projects2018-05-15T07:35:15+00:00

Envite Environment implements a diverse range of bush regeneration and ecological restoration projects in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. Contractor services are delivered for local councils, government agencies such as NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service, major road upgrade projects, land developers, private landholders including farmers, and others.  In 2018 over 100 contracted projects are underway in various stages of implementation.

In addition to fee for service contracts, Envite Environment works in partnership with Landcare and community groups, Indigenous organisations and public and private land managers in delivery of projects funded through environmental grants.

Envite Environment has a combination of high level ecological restoration expertise and practical bush regeneration skills and experience developed over more than 20 years. We have a large team of qualified bush regenerators with strong local knowledge and experience working in a variety of ecosystems.

2018-05-14T14:59:18+00:00

Gold Coast – Post burn weed control

John Rogers Parklands and Cobradah Court Reserve  The John Rogers parklands is situated at Mugeerabah, the reserve provides an important link in the Mudgeeraba - Hinze Dam Conservation Reserve system. It location provides connectivity in rich vegetation, habitat and water resource of the conservation area. Recently a hazard reduction burn has been implemented across the [...]

2018-05-14T14:55:50+00:00

Gold Coast – Skyline Terrace Reserve

Skyline Terrace Reserve is part of the greater Burleigh Green Space Conservation Reserves network. The reserve network provides habitat for a surprisingly high diversity of flora and fauna, including 325 native plants, over 100 vertebrate species and an invertebrate assemblage likely to be in the thousands. Historically, these rich natural resources made the area a [...]

2018-05-15T12:59:03+00:00

Gold Coast Dune Restoration – Surfers Paradise to Mermaid Beach

Envite Environment bush regeneration contractors work to restore ecosystems on sites in the Gold Coast region. This includes systematic weed control work is taking place across 19 hectares of dunes from Surfers Paradise to Mermaid Beach. Managing vegetation on the dune system is important to protect sand from erosion and to provide habitat for [...]

2018-02-15T11:33:23+00:00

Restoring steep agricultural land at Coffs Harbour

At Bruxner Park Road, Coffs Harbour, Envite Environment bush regenerators are assisting landholders to convert abandoned avocado and banana land back to native forest. Envite has been contracted by Coffs Harbour Regional Landcare to implement a Vegetation Management Strategy. The project is funded through North Coast Land Services Targeted Landcare Small Grants Program. The initial [...]

2018-02-15T11:31:17+00:00

Coffs Coast Housing Developments Revegetation

EnviTE Environment bush regeneration contractors implement revegetation projects across new housing developments along the Coffs Coast. The restoration works are in line with Vegetation Management Plans approved by Coffs Harbour City Council as part of the development application consent process. Revegetation and weed control works include significant areas of Swamp Sclerophyll Forest on Coastal Wetland [...]

2018-02-15T10:52:02+00:00

Land for Wildlife

EnviTE Environment is the regional provider for Land for Wildlife on behalf of the Community Environment Network (CEN) in the Coffs Harbour and Bellingen area. Land for Wildlife encourages and assists voluntary biodiversity conservation on private land. The program connects and supports landholders to maintain wildlife habitats on their land. Private landholders play a key [...]

2018-02-15T10:37:42+00:00

Everlasting Swamp Ecological Restoration

Located adjacent to the Clarence River 20km north east of Grafton, the newly formed Everlasting Swamp National Park (2014) is being restored with support from a range of Envite programs. Everlasting Swamp is of one of the largest remaining coastal floodplain freshwater wetlands in New South Wales. The wetlands are habitat for a large number [...]

2018-01-24T08:08:40+00:00

Nimbin Rocks Co-operative restoring high conservation value habitat

The condition and connectivity of native vegetation including rainforest and habitat for threatened species is being improved.  Cattle exclusion fencing is protecting biodiversity in the Voluntary Conservation area at Nimbin Rocks.  Nimbin Rocks landcare and private landholders will work with professional bush regenerators to limit the spread of weeds. Community awareness and capacity to restore ecosystems will be [...]

2018-01-24T08:11:48+00:00

Restoration of Fleay’s Barred Frog habitat in Nightcap National Park

Threats to the endnagered Fleay's Barred Frog (Mixophyes fleayi) are being reduced through control of weeds including mistflower at known breeding sites at Terania Creek in Nightcap National Park. Mistflower changes breeding habitat structure, clogging up gravel beds and reducing space. Actions are taken to minimise the spread of Chytrid fungal disease (hygiene protocols). Cane Toads are [...]

2018-01-24T08:10:22+00:00

Restoring the natural values of the Yuraygir coastline

The project is restoring and rehabilitating six kilometres of high conservation value coastal vegetation in Yuraygir National Park which is threated by major infestations of Bitou Bush, a Weed of National Significance and other coastal weeds. Condition and connectivity of threatened species habitat and endangered ecological communities (including littoral rainforest and themeda grassland on headlands) is being improved. Landcare [...]

2018-01-24T07:47:50+00:00

Dorrigo World Heritage Area Ecological Restoration

Bush regenerators are restoring critically endangered lowland rainforest and habitat for threatened plant and animal species in the Gondwana World Heritage Area of Dorrigo National Park and surrounds. Restoration works are being implemented at three sites in Dorrigo National Park and Dangar Falls Reserve. Vegetation communities also include Antarctic Beech, Cool Temperate Rainforest, Port Jackson Cyprus woodland and Temperate [...]

2018-01-24T07:36:37+00:00

Nightcap Threatened Species Recovery

The Nightcap Threatened Species Recovery project is restoring critically endangered lowland subtropical rainforest in a wildlife corridor providing habitat for 21 EPBC listed threatened species. this project is funded by the Australian Government National Landcare Programme Threatened Species Recovery Program. Extensive areas of lantana and other weeds degrade threatened species habitat in the Wanganui Gorge and Minyon [...]

2017-08-08T10:08:28+00:00

Coastal habitat restoration at Iluka Nature Reserve & Bundjalung National Park 3

Completed: June, 2017 The Green Army team will work with NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service and Iluka Landcare Dunecare Group in Bundjalung National Park and Iluka Nature Reserve. Control of weeds will improve the health of littoral rainforest in World Heritage listed Iluka Nature Reserve. Planting local native species will also be undertaken. Works [...]

2015-08-04T01:42:35+00:00

Koala Habitat Restoration in Lismore LGA

Habitat for koalas is being improved with funding from Perpetual Philanthropic Grants, NSW Environmental Trust, NSW Office of Environment and Heritage and Lismore City Council. Koalas are a threatened species in NSW. Threats include loss and degradation of habitat, disease, dog attack and vehicle strike. A partnership between Council, Friends of the Koala, Tregeagle Landcare, [...]

2017-07-05T14:42:05+00:00

Ecological Restoration Plans

Ecological Restoration Plans assess the condition of ecosystems and provide strategies to guide ecological restoration. Plans include native and weed species lists, maps illustrating the site and showing work zones, identification of threats to ecosystems and methods to reduce threats including invasive weeds. Envite Environment has developed  plans in partnership with public and private land [...]

2015-08-04T01:41:58+00:00

Ecological restoration and Aboriginal cultural connections on Jali Seven Mile Heath and Wetland

Jali Local Aboriginal Land Council and Envite Environment developed a restoration plan for 815ha of coastal heath and wetlands. Envite Environment provided training in Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management and mentored Jali Indigenous Green Team bush regenerators. Restoration has included ecological burning, weed control and revegetation. Field days and training events have developed [...]

2018-01-24T07:33:14+00:00

Community Training Workshops and Field Days

In the past year over 1500 people have taken part in workshops and field days coordinated by Envite Environment. Workshops include identification of plants, bush regeneration techniques, native plant propagation and restoration monitoring and evaluation methods. Field days have showcased project achievements and demonstrated how to undertake ecological restoration in ecosystems as diverse as coastal [...]

2015-07-29T01:27:23+00:00

Big Scrub Lowland Rainforest Restoration

Big Scrub Landcare aims to save critically endangered Lowland Subtropical Rainforest and its magnificent biodiversity. Working with Envite Environment as project manager over 21 years, over $2.5 million has been obtained from grants and donations delivering 7500+ days of restoration by professional bush regenerators at over 90 Lowland Rainforest remnants in northern NSW. Lowland Rainforest [...]

2015-07-24T08:01:39+00:00

Wompoo Gorge Ecological Restoration

Located in a narrow gorge between Nightcap World Heritage Area and Goonengerry National Park the site is habitat for over 17 threatened animals and 10 threatened plant species. Envite Environment has implemented seven years of lowland rainforest restoration. Lantana was blocking rainforest regeneration. Control of lantana over 30ha included tractor clearing, over-spraying and hand weeding. [...]

2015-07-24T08:01:07+00:00

Wilsons River Catchment School Education & Restoration

The regional water supply authority, Rous Water, received funding from NSW Environmental Trust for this project. Envite Environment manages the project in partnership with Lismore City Council, Landcare, Wildlife Rescue, Friends of the Koala, Southern Cross University and six local schools located  along the Wilsons River. Students are participating in environmental activities and tree planting [...]