Principal ecologist

Adam Greenhalgh completed university studies gaining a bachelors degree in Applied Science majoring in Environmental Resource Management Adam has also completed a Diploma in Applied Science with a focus on Biological Techniques, experience and training was gained in applying specialist fauna and flora survey techniques and the collection of data relating to the natural environment. Adam has also completed a certificate in Vertebrate Pest Control and Management from the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) NSW. He also has experience in natural area management having worked for NSW NPWS for a five year period between 1989 and 1994.

Adam has undertaken ecological assessments specialising in fauna across Australia and SE Asia and has prepared ecological assessments and environmental impact assessments under state, federal legislation, IUCN and IFC standards on a range of projects throughout Australia and SE Asia. Adam is proficient in the planning of fauna surveys to government guidelines, and international standards and has skills in fauna identification.  Adam is experienced in fauna surveys for frog and reptile, bird, microbat, mammal trapping and nocturnal fauna surveys for major rail infrastructure and transport projects, the mining sector, residential developments, local and state government departments, and the water supply industry in a wide range of environments throughout NSW, Australia and SE Asia.

Project Experience

Servicing a wide range of industries we have experience operating across Australia and South East Asia with project involvement from Lao PDR, Papua New Guinea and most states and territories within Australia.

Diverse Ecology has experience in operating within International and National environmental legislation including;

  • IFC Biodiversity Protocols; 

  • ADB Environmental Assessment Guidelines;

  • NSW Environmental Legislation;

  • Commonwealth Environmental Legislation; 

Diverse Ecology is a proven performer experienced in offering the following services;

  • Flora and Fauna surveys; 

  • Impact assessment;

  • Review of Environmental Factors REF;

  • GIS Habitat Mapping and Analysis;

  • Species Impact Statements;

  • Vertebrate Pest survey and management;

  • Fauna Identification, and

  • Environmental Management.