NRA Environmental Consultants

Megan Grixti


Senior Botanist

Megan completed a Bachelor of Science at James Cook University, majoring in Ecology and Conservation, and Geography, and was awarded an Academic Medal for her achievement. During her time at NRA, Megan has undertaken environmental assessments for a range of projects, including:

  • Protected Plant surveys and pre-clearance vegetation surveys
  • Environmental Assessment Reports (including risk assessment) to identify potential impacts
  • Environmental Management Plans
  • baseline flora and fauna assessments
  • weed assessments and management plans
  • GIS spatial assessments
  • Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems field verification and impact/mitigation evaluation
  • rehabilitation planning and implementation:
      • rehabilitation management plans to support development approval compliance
      • mine rehabilitation monitoring to assess Environmental Authority completion criteria.

Through her academic and professional experience, Megan has gained skills in Regional Ecosystem assessment, BioCondition assessment, flora taxonomy surveys, fauna pre-clearance surveys, spotter/catcher services, quantitative scientific methods, vegetation and weed management, natural area restoration planning and implementation, and GIS spatial analysis. Megan has also been involved in flora survey projects with Australian Tropical Herbarium, James Cook University, and Melbourne University, and she has assisted restoration and rehabilitation projects across north Queensland.

Megan is recognised as a suitably qualified person to undertake Protected Plant surveys in accordance with the Flora Survey Guidelines - Protected Plants (under Section 142(2) of the Queensland Nature Conservation (Plants) Regulation 2020).