Commercial Projects

A selection of previous and current commercial projects are provided below:

  • Baseline fauna survey programme (mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians) for Mondi Ltd of 38 non-commercial sites of conservation importance in the Greytown-Richmond, Richards Bay-Dukuduku-Nyalazi, Tygerskloof and Melmoth-Babanango regions, and input into conservation planning programme, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Reptile assessment, forming part of the baseline biodiversity assessment for the proposed Durban dugout port, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Herpetofaunal assessment, forming part of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project: Phase 1 biological monitoring, Mohale and Katse Dams, Lesotho
  • Biodiversity coordinator for the Botswana-South Africa Coal-based project Regional and Environmental Assessment , eastern Botswana and north-west South Africa
  • Terrestrial faunal biodiversity assessment for the proposed placement of a dam in the Weza River catchment, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Terrestrial faunal biodiversity assessment for the proposed Helios-Juno-Aries-Kronos 765kV Eskom transmissions powerline and substations upgrade, Northern and Western Cape, South Africa
  • Terrestrial faunal biodiversity assessment for the proposed Perseus-Gamma 765kV Eskom transmissions powerline and substations upgrade, Northern Cape and Free State, South Africa
  • Baseline survey of the herpetofauna and invertebrates of the Treasure Beach Nature Reserve, Bluff, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Terrestrial faunal biodiversity assessment contributing to the EIA for proposed uranium mine, Falea, southern Mali
  • Terrestrial faunal biodiversity assessment for the proposed Ferrum-Hotazel-Mookodi 400kV Eskom transmission powerline and substations upgrade, Northern Cape and North-west Provinces, South Africa
  • Terrestrial faunal biodiversity assessment for the proposed Ariadne-Eros 400kV/132kV Eskom multi-circuit transmission line and substations upgrade, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Herpetofaunal and mammal assessment contributing to the EIA for the Kwale Mineral Sands Project, Ukunda, southern Kenya
  • Herpetofaunal and invertebrate assessment for the proposed Northern Aqueduct, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Terrestrial faunal biodiversity assessment for the proposed Candover-Mbazwana, Mbazwana-Gezisa 132kV Eskom transmission powerline and substations upgrade, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Terrestrial faunal biodiversity assessment in the Mongbwalu region, Orientale Province, north-eastern Democratic Republic of Congo
African Buffalo Syncerus caffer utilising conservation areas of commercial forestry properties Baviaanskrantz central KwaZulu-Natal Ferrecrete grassland in southern Mali

 

  • Terrestrial faunal biodiversity assessment (mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians) in the Kisanfu region, Katanga Province, southern Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Baseline vertebrate fauna survey for Wildlands Conservation Trust, at the Buffelsdraai Landfill Site restoration project, Verulam, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Specialist herpetological assessment for the proposed Tonkolili iron ore mining project, Sierra Leone
  • Biodiversity review for the proposed expansion of the Tenke Fungurume copper project, Katanga, southern Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Specialist amphibian assessment of Adams Mission wetlands, forming part of the EIA for a proposed pipeline, south Ethekwini Municipal region, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Terrestrial faunal biodiversity assessment for the proposed Fordoun Spa residential development, Nottingham Road, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Amphibian survey for Mondi Ltd on properties in the Mtunzini region, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Faunal biodiversity assessment of Gamsberg for a proposed Zinc mine, Northern Cape, South Africa
  • Specialist avifauna assessment for the proposed Ushukela Highway Business and Office Park Development, Tongaat, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Specialist amphibian assessment of Cato Ridge wetlands, forming part of the EIA for the proposed Western Aqueduct, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Member of a project team performing the aquatic biodiversity study for the EIA for the proposed upgrade of the Sani Pass road: Phase 2. Performed herpetofauna and ichthyfauna components, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Specialist herpetologist in multi-disciplinary ecological survey of protected areas of Botswana, focussing on Moremi Game Reserve, performed for the Botswana Department of Wildlife and National Parks, Botswana
  • Comprehensive amphibian surveys and followup monitoring and provision of management guidelines for Hans Merenskey Timbers on their properties in the Umzimkulu, Donnybrook-Bulwer, Dargle and Weza regions, southern and central KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Specialist amphibian assessment, forming part of the EIA for the proposed King Shaka International Airport and Dube Tradeport at La Mercy, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Commissioned study on the Endangered Mistbelt Chirping Frog Anhydrophryne ngongoniensis on Sappi-owned sites, including provision of management guidelines, for Sappi Forest Products in Ixopo region, southern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Gamsberg Northern Cape Katse Dam Lesotho Langepan northern KwaZulu-Natal