Meet the experts – Read about Alan’s passion for the imprecise nature of ecology
Thursday, 22 October, 2020
Alan loves the imprecise nature of ecology and has used his skills to mentor no fewer than 11 PhD students. Find out why he loves ‘The Man with Two Brains’ and how he spent two years on a remote island studying primates and basking sharks in Scotland!
A rare, brown orchid without chlorophyll – hear all about this fascinating new species.
Monday, 7 September, 2020
A new species discovery is always a highlight for any botanist. Nearly two years since Dr. Lachlan Copeland’s discovery of a new orchid in his very own backyard, he has revealed, among other things, that it lacks chlorophyll and doesn’t photosynthesise.
Helping raise awareness of Aboriginal history
Wednesday, 2 September, 2020
Archaeology is about finding the missing pieces from moments in history that will help tell a clearer story now and into the future. There are lots of rewarding discoveries in the job, however for Tyler Beebe, our Senior Archaeologist based out of our Newcastle office, working with the Aboriginal community and helping to raise awareness of their culture is the best part.
Understanding predator-prey interactions of functionally extinct frogs
Monday, 29 June, 2020
Griffin Taylor Dalton, an ecologist from our Sutherland office, was recently part of a research paper on the Southern Corroboree frog and predator-prey relationships.
How to navigate finding Aboriginal ancestral remains on a project site and why collaboration is the key ingredient to a seamless project
Tuesday, 23 June, 2020
When Aboriginal ancestral remains were discovered during a Major Roads Project, our approachable expert, Mike Green was asked to assist the three main stakeholders in how to move forward through the discovery and the steps to take for the recovery of the remains.
Why is archaeology so important?
Thursday, 21 May, 2020
When Stockland's development had a historical house on site, Karyn and the team were brought in to uncover the history of the house and how it could impact the project.
A new frontier – using tech to map further and faster
Wednesday, 8 April, 2020
Gone are the days of arduously scaling landscapes to map gnarly features; nowadays mapping is a high-tech exercise. we explore how ELA’s experts are using technology to overcome a whole variety of inherent barriers in mapping, helping clients go further and faster than they’ve ever gone before.
Message to our clients and community
Thursday, 19 March, 2020
A message around how ELA is helping amidst the new landscape of COVID-19.
Breaking ground on broken ground - Setting the precedent for brown coal mine closure in the Latrobe Valley
Monday, 16 March, 2020
What's the best way to tackle the closure and rehabilitation of Australia's largest coal mine? We threw out the traditional client-consultant approach and have shown that collaborative working is the way forward.
The new Koala assessment requirements in NSW - what does it all mean?
Monday, 9 March, 2020
This now applies from 1 March 2020. For anyone planning a development in NSW, we've put together a step-by-step guide to simplify the process.