NRA Environmental Consultants

Dr Lindsay Popple

PhD, BSc(Hons), CEnvP

Senior Ecologist

Lindsay has led flora and fauna surveys for over 25 years. He is experienced in ecological impact assessment, flora and fauna monitoring, species management plans, habitat modelling and ecological project management. He also has specialist expertise in the identification of insects, birds and eucalypts, as well as acoustic recording and identification. Lindsay is a Certified Environmental Practitioner (CEnvP #803).

Lindsay has undertaken numerous shorebird and microbat surveys across Queensland, with recent experience on development projects in north Queensland. He also has experience with acoustic identification of microbat species, including species listed under State and Commonwealth legislation.

In addition to his broad ecological expertise, Lindsay is an internationally recognised expert on Australian cicadas. Many of the skills and work methods applied to his work on cicadas are relevant for surveys and assessments of flora and vertebrate fauna.

Prior to joining NRA, Lindsay worked in a variety of roles, including as a research associate in plant molecular phylogenetics at the Australian National University, as a Curator of Entomology at the Queensland Museum and as a Senior Ecologist at a consultancy specialising in terrestrial ecology.