Bamford Consulting Ecologists (BCE) is a partnership specialising in fauna investigations for environmental impact assessment, and long-term ecological monitoring of fauna populations, particularly in relation to disturbance, mining and rehabilitation. Other activities include wetland rehabilitation, environmental interpretation, community education, and Science Communication.
Clients include industry, federal, state and local government and community groups. Our business is regularly employed to provide specialist fauna experience for larger firms of environmental and engineering consultants. We have operated on a full-time basis since 1989.
The business provides an umbrella for a number of skilled sub-consultants, with experience throughout Western Australia, the Northern Territory and Northern Queensland, who form a cooperative network that enables BCE to undertake large scale and multiple projects.
Level 1 and Level 2 impact assessment
Targeted surveys for significant species, including:
Western Ringtail Possum
Long-term monitoring of disturbance and rehabilitation
Bird surveys including waterbirds and shorebirds
Innovative research design
Trained scientists with extensive field experience
Fauna values and impact assessment
Fenced and unfenced pitfall traps
Cage and Elliott traps
Motion sensitive cameras
Tracks, scats and other evidence
Aerial surveys using manned aircraft and drones