Abel Ecology's head office is located in Springwood NSW, in the beautiful world heritage listed Blue Mountains 100km west of Sydney. We have another office in Cooma NSW at the Snowy Monaro Property Development Hub, with all the same services for you.

Our wide staff expertise enables us to serve a broad range of client needs.


Call us now on 02 4751 9487 and tell us what you need or email info@abelecology.com.au

We have been active in the field of environmental assessments since 1991. Our team is able to travel anywhere in NSW and we have associates in regional NSW and other States.



  • Dr Danny Wotherspoon (Director), BSc, Dip Ed, MA, PhD, Grad Dip Bushfire Protection, Ecologist

  • Dr Daniel McDonald, BAM Assessor Accreditation BAAS17056, ECA NSW Councillor, Professional member of International Society of Arboriculture (ISA)

  • Dr Alison Hewitt, BSc (Hons), PhD. BAM Assessor Accreditation BAAS 19044

  • Mark Mackinnon, Qualifications: B Env. Sci. (Hons),  Bushfire Planning & Design (BPAD) Accredited Practitioner Level 2

  • Mark Sherring, BM, MAABR, Cert. Hort., Cert. Bush Regen, Cert. Rural Ops, White Card.

  • Dr Stephanie Clark, BAM Accredited expert for Meridolum corneovirens (Cumberland Plain Land Snail) and Pommerhelix duralensis (Dural Land Snail), BAppSc (Biochemistry), MSc, PhD, Member of the IUCN SSC Mollusc Specialist Group. Research Associate at both the Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL, USA and The Australian Museum, Sydney, NSW.



  • Dr Colin Bale BSc (Hons) PhD - Botanist



  • Annette Wotherspoon (Accounts)

  • Jane Bonwick (Office Administrator - Manager)