Ecology Services

OzArk’s approach is grounded in a deep understanding of the unique ecological and cultural landscapes that make Australia so special.

Professional Ecology Services

We work closely with our clients to identify and mitigate impact to the environment and our unique biodiversity. We understand the need to balance these impacts with that of development.

With over two decades of industry experience, OzArk has established itself as one of New South Wales leading environmental consultancy firms, with a specialty for terrestrial ecology. Our team of experienced ecologists, botanists, zoologists, and environmental scientists are well placed to assist you.

We offer a wide array of ecological services, including biodiversity assessments, flora and fauna surveys, vegetation mapping, ecological impact assessments, targeted surveys for threatened species, and monitoring regimes. Based in the heart of regional New South Wales, our experience spans the state.

OzArk prides itself on our strong track record of delivering high-quality services to a range of clients, including government agencies, private landowners, and development companies. Our team is well-versed in navigating complex regulatory frameworks and applying the latest industry standards to help ensure compliance.

Our dedication to excellence, coupled with our wealth of experience, positions us as a reliable partner for all ecology-related needs. We are committed to the vision of sustainable development and positive outcomes for all.

Please see below the ecological services OzArk could provide you with today. 

  • Biodiversity Assessment Reports (BAR)
    • Part 4 (Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979)
    • Part 5 (Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979)
  • Biodiversity Development Assessment Reports (BDAR)
    • (Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016)
    • (Biodiversity Conservation Regulation 2017)
  • Biodiversity Stewardship Site Assessment Reports (BSSAR)
    • (Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016)
    • (Biodiversity Conservation Regulation 2017)
  • Reviews of Environmental Factors (REFs)
  • Biodiversity Management Plans (BMP)
  • Ecological constraints for strategic planning and individual development proposals 
  • Fauna spotter catching services
    • Preclearance, monitoring felling activities, and undertaking fauna capture-and-release
  • Weed surveys
  • Vegetation Integrity plot monitoring in accordance with the Biodiversity Assessment Method (BAM 2020)
  • Guidance on the identification and management of Threatened Ecological Communities 
  • Installation and monitoring of habitat boxes


We operate under all appropriate accreditation and licenses:

  • NSW Scientific Research License and
  • Department of Primary Industries Accreditation of a corporation as an animal research establishment
  • Working safely at heights
  • Confined spaces 
  • Vaccinated for Bat lyssavirus. 

Our areas of expertise

OzArk works with our clients and government to ensure regulatory requirements are met so as to ensure appropriate management of biodiversity values.

Biodiversity Stewardship Site Report

Biodiversity Management Plans

Review of Environmental Factors

Biodiversity Development Assessment Report

Biodiversity Assessment Report

Ecology Reporting

Contact us

Get in touch to discuss environmental & heritage management

Our team of archaeologists and ecologists work in unison and utilise our extensive local knowledge to provide you with a streamlined and cost-effective development solution.