Blue Earth Environmental is a boutique environmental consultancy providing specialised services within the assessment and management of freshwater ecosystems. With low overhead costs and a dedicated team of passionate and highly experienced aquatic professionals (incorporating alliance partners), we pride ourselves on providing high quality and scientifically robust deliverables at economical prices, on time and on budget. Our personnel are able to integrate into your existing project team, or alternatively, we have the skills, equipment and approvals necessary to undertake the following technical services to the highest industry and safety standards.

We strive to provide high quality deliverables at reasonable prices

Our Aquatic Ecology Services

Aquatic Ecologist Assessment Queensland Sunshine Coast


We offer a comprehensive set of capabilities within freshwater ecological assessments and can provide the personnel, permits and equipment required to complete the job to the highest industry and safety standards.

Boat Backpack Electrofishing


Blue Earth Environmental has in-house capabilities in both backpack and boat based electrofishing. Our team has the necessary skills and experience to both safely and effectively undertake electrofishing works.

Aquatic Monitoring QLD Sunshine Coast


Design and/or implementation of aquatic ecosystem monitoring programs, including: receiving environment monitoring programs, water quality & stream sediment monitoring, stream health assessments.

Aquatic Salvage services QLD Sunshine Coast


Does your project require the management of aquatic fauna on-site? We can provide you with salvage services such as: aquatic biota salvage strategies, on site aquatic fauna spotter catchers, pest fish management.


Lauren Pratt – Monitoring

Chris from Blue Earth Environmental is very professional, knowledgeable, technically capable and a master problem solver. Chris has helped to successfully collect habitat, water quality and biological data from remote and often difficult to access sites. He puts great effort in to research and planning prior to deployment and is meticulous with field aquatic flora and fauna ID.

Senior Aquatic Ecologist | GHD

Scott Northam

PCA Ground Engineering engaged Blue Earth Environmental in late 2020 to undertake Aquatic Biota Salvage works at Sideling Creek Dam. Chris and his guys were of the highest quality. PCA’s end client Seqwater and PCA, were wrapped in their overall performance. I highly recommend Blue Earth Environmental.

National Manager Major Projects | PCA Ground Engineering

Recent Environmental Consulting Articles

Blue Earth Environmental is regularly undertaking new and exciting ecology projects. Check back often to read about what's going on in the aquatic ecology world.

  • Targeted Fish Surveys Burdekin River

Targeted Fish Surveys

January 19th, 2022|

Blue Earth Environmental recently assisted a client undertake targeted surveys for small headed grunter (Scortum parviceps) and soft spine catfish (Neosilurus mollespiculum) within the Burdekin River near Charters Towers. Targeted surveys were required as ...

Acknowledgement of Country

We respectfully acknowledge the Gubbi Gubbi people who are the Traditional Custodians of the land on which Blue Earth Environmental’s facilities are located on at Ninderry, Sunshine Coast. We pay our respects to Gubbi Gubbi Elders past, present and emerging. We also acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Custodians of the lands and waters across Australia on which we work. We support the continuation of cultural, spiritual and educational practices of all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and strive to conduct ourselves in a manner that both respects and honours the Elders and Ancestors of these lands.