At First Field Environmental, we provide tailored environmental services to support projects throughout their entire lifecycle.
From start to finish, we take a collaborative approach to helping you to manage your regulatory approvals, develop robust construction and operation plans, build stakeholder trust, optimise environmental and social performance, meet compliance obligations, and mitigate your risks.
Our team of environmental professionals comprise engineers, scientists and field technicians have expertise across all project phases in the built and natural environments.
Statement of Environmental Effects
First Field Environmental takes a pragmatic, solutions-focused approach to managing impact assessments and approvals.
We work collaboratively with you to understand your project – from its inception through to delivery – and recommend the most appropriate strategies to secure your preferred outcome.
By bringing together specialists with expertise in planning, risk assessment, environmental auditing, impact mitigation, and stakeholder engagement, we provide strategic advice on ways to minimise the potential impacts of your project, reduce the compliance costs, expedite the approval process, and facilitate community acceptance.
Whether you need a review of environmental factors, development advice or a full environmental impact assessment and project approvals, the experienced team at First Field Environmental can ensure the best strategy is developed and executed to achieve the timely and cost-effective delivery of your project.
Flora and Fauna
- Terrestrial and aquatic ecological surveys, monitoring and analysis
- Baseline flora and vegetation surveys
- Targeted Threatened and Priority Flora searches
- Condition mapping
- Weed surveys
- Rehabilitation plans
- Wetland assessments
- Vegetation clearing permits
- Flora and fauna impact assessments and management plans, including plans for threatened species
- Natural resource policy management and evaluation
Bushfire Assessment and Planning
At First Field Environmental, our BPAD accredited specialists provide a holistic, integrated solution to assessing, planning, managing and monitoring bush fire risk. They combine years of practical experience with their in-depth knowledge to determine bush fire attack levels, address hazard reduction requirements, establish complex bush fire management plans, develop ongoing bush fire hazard mitigation schedules, advise on annual monitoring and reporting requirements, and produce BPAD Level 2 plan
The introduction of the Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016 has led to the requirement to assess potential biological impacts at the Development Application stage. Our Accredited Biodiversity Assessor can identify your project’s biodiversity offset needs through simple stages
Geotechnical Engineering services provided involve the assessment of soil and rock conditions for foundations and earthworks. Geotechnical engineering includes the assessment of ground conditions to assist with the design and construction of any development.
Our Services include:
- Site classification
- Site Inspections-footings, pilings, proof rolls
- Basement excavations
- Geotechnical investigations
- Earth Retaining Structures
- Pavement investigations-design and recommendations
- Landslide Risk Assessments
- Slope instability
- Acid Sulphate Soils Assessments