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dr. Steve 
RAte

With well over a decade of experience, Steve is passionate about two things - ecology and cycling.  

Steve joined the team from Ryder Environmental (now part of 4Sight Consulting) in March 2022 as a Senior Ecologist based in our Dunedin office.

 

Steve has worked as a consultant ecologist on terrestrial and wetland systems since 2005 and has undertaken assessments of ecological effects for a range of activities, including airports, residential subdivisions, irrigation schemes, wind and hydroelectric energy schemes, cycle trails, afforestation, ski fields, and industrial and quarry developments.

 

In his spare time, Steve is a keen road cyclist, braving 6 am Saturday morning starts (rain or shine, throughout the entire year) for the local 'Phantom' ride on Otago Peninsula.

SENIOR ECOLOGIST

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Areas of Expertise
  • Botanical Surveys

  • Vegetation Descriptions and Mapping

  • Threatened Species Surveys

  • Wetland Assessments

  • Assessments of Ecological Effects

  • Significance Assessments

  • Restoration/Management Plans