Category Archives: Wildlife

City of Whitehorse – Habitat Improvements – Artificial Hollows for wildlife.

Treetec artificial chainsaw hollow for wildlife - Whitehorse project. Occupied by Australia Owlet-nightjar. Internal cavity view by extension pole camera.
Treetec artificial chainsaw hollow for wildlife - Whitehorse project. Occupied by Australia Owlet-nightjar. Internal cavity view by extension pole camera.
In early 2020 our Treetec … Continue Reading ››

Thermal properties of chainsaw carved wildlife cavities

Graph showing internal temperature of carved hollows compared to nest boxes and natural hollows (from Griffiths et al. 2019)
Graph showing internal temperature of carved hollows compared to nest boxes and natural hollows (from Griffiths et al. 2019)
The Treetec team were involved in one … Continue Reading ››

Habitech Wildlife Nesting Boxes

Habitech nestbox installed to provide wildlife nesting habitat.
Habitech nestbox installed to provide wildlife nesting habitat.
Treetec are proudly authorised installers of Habitech modular nest boxes. These patented designed nest boxes are built to mimic the physical and thermal properties of natural hollows with … Continue Reading ››

Natural Hollow Modification

Large cavity created in existing decay by re-shaping hollow and inserting faceplate. Immediately suitable wildlife nesting hollow.
Large cavity created in existing decay by re-shaping hollow and inserting faceplate. Immediately suitable wildlife nesting hollow.
Hollows can be accelerated or modified to make them more useful … Continue Reading ››

Bushfire Grant

Fire affected habitat in East Gippsland. Treetec to install wildlife hollows under government grant. (c) Tom Oldmeadow
Fire affected habitat in East Gippsland. Treetec to install wildlife hollows under government grant. (c) Tom Oldmeadow
Treetec is excited to announce a new direction in our business … Continue Reading ››

Chainsaw Hollows – Darebin Parklands – Gardening Australia

Chainsaw hollows cut by Treetec Arborists feature on Gardening Australia. Cameras show a Ringtail Possum occupies the hollow.
Chainsaw hollows cut by Treetec Arborists feature on Gardening Australia. Cameras show a Ringtail Possum occupies the hollow.
Chainsaw hollows uniquely designed and carved … Continue Reading ››

Orbost Secondary College students monitor artificial nesting hollows in Cabbage Tree Creek Conservation Reserve.

remote camera used to monitor artificial nest hollow
Orbost Secondary College VCAL students monitor artificial nesting hollows. Nesting hollow cam view down!
Parks Victoria manage Cabbage Tree Creek Conservation Reserve in East Gippsland. This area was affected during the summer bushfires in 2019/20 and much … Continue Reading ››

Wildlife remote camera surveys

Treetec ecologists and arborists are able to detect wildlife using remote thermal cameras in a range of forest types and habitats. We are able to modify our techniques to suit each individual client, the location and species involved. We are specialists in camera trapping arboreal wildlife using cameras high in the canopy.  Contact us … Continue Reading ››

Thermal Imaging Surveys

A critically endangered Leadbeater's Possum detected on Thermal Imaging ((C) DELWP used with permission)
A critically endangered Leadbeater's Possum detected on Thermal Imaging ((C) DELWP used with permission)
Thermal imaging (TI) is another effective tool for wildlife surveys and is used by the … Continue Reading ››

Current Job opportunities

Botanist / Senior Botanist Posted September 16, 2022. Treetec has an excellent opportunity for a proven Botanist to join our dynamic team of Ecologists and Arborists in Melbourne. This role offers both field and desktop-based working, contributing to a wide variety of interesting and diverse projects. Responsibilities: In collaboration with the team: