About Natural Solutions for Nature Ltd

Natural Solutions for Nature Ltd (NSN) was established in 2002. Principal ecologist, Dawn Palmer has 28 years of practical experience in the applied science of ecology, conservation, natural resource management and statutory land management processes.

We can help you achieve improved and sustainable management of natural resources at whatever scale you're working with.

Specifically, NSN provides:

  • Ecological assessments, reports and evidence for Resource Management Act and Overseas Investment Office processes

  • Design, implementation planning and supervision for revegetation projects - small to landscape scale

  • Management and monitoring of ecological enhancement plans for small and landscape scale projects (alpine to wetlands)

  • Monitoring and mitigating the effects of skifield developments in alpine environments (since 1994)

  • Design, implementation planning, supervision and monitoring of predator control programmes, analysis of data and results achieved to support forward planning

  • Survey, monitoring and translocation of flora and fauna

  • Preparation of concession applications and recreation permits for tourism and recreation activities

  • Community & School conservation projects - assessments, advice, planning, implementation services and support

  • Collaborative, professional, ecological support to multi-disciplinary teams, councils and farmers to achieve more sustainable natural resource management

What makes us different?

Practical advice based on decades of experience to achieve cost effective solutions to achieve valuable ecological enhancement and improved natural resource management.

Solid, long term local knowledge of the Queenstown Lakes District environment.

I can help you with your DIY or I can manage the processes at a variety of scales.

Business photos

  • Revegetation to protect ephemeral streams and enhance diversity
  • Spring is the right time for braided river surveys for waders, terns and gulls - A banded dotterel  nest - Shotover River
  • NZ falcon -  revegetation projects support  their continued recovery
  • Shotover Country - Ecological Assessments for the successful Plan Change proposal
  • Vegetation surveys and revegetation to improve habitat

Servicing: Queenstown Area, Dunedin, Alexandra, Wanaka Area, Queenstown, Cromwell

Opening hours

  • 09:00 - 17:00
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Services these areas

Queenstown Area , Dunedin , Alexandra , Wanaka Area , Queenstown , Cromwell

Products and services

  • Erosion
  • Surface Water Contamination
  • Biodiversity
  • Subdivisions
  • Wetlands
  • Ecology
Markets Served
  • Residential
  • Educational
  • Agricultural
  • Monitoring
  • Advice
  • Environmental Planning
  • Expert Witnesses
  • Management
  • Analysis
  • Assessments
  • Rehabilitation
  • Impact Studies
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Design

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Payment options

  • Direct Credit (internet banking, phone banking)

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