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Urban wildlife comprises those native animals living in habitats that are found in cities and towns. Since most Australians live in cities, this is the wildlife that the majority of people encounter on a daily basis. We consider that this wildlife is a legitimate subject for study, not just as a pale version of research in rural Australia or in national parks and nature reserves. It is the urban environment where many people will form their ethic of care for our native fauna, concern for the conservation of remnant bush and the desire to restore degraded habitats. It is for these reasons that urban wildlife deserves its own roadmap for survival. Much native vegetation is planted in backyards or is rehabilitated in urban green spaces, but whether or not it is a project to restore wildlife, the habitats of urban animals need to be taken into account at the planning stage. The many contributions in this book point the way to seeing how and where this can be achieved. As a basis for such planning, we encourage others to publish the results of their urban studies both in the standard scientific literature as well as in cross-disciplinary publications that provide the opportunity to integrate urban wildlife management with other disciplines.

(Note: the references in the body of the text with a 2004 date that do not appear below refer to the chapters in this book and can be found in the contents page.)
Adam, P. 2001. The ecological impact of current development policy. Pp. 44-52 in Bushland or Buildings? The dilemma for biodiversity conservation in urban areas, edited by S. Newton. Nature Conservation Council of NSW Inc., Sydney.
Attenborough, D. 1963 Quest under Capricorn. Lutterworth Press, London.
Bank of New South Wales. 1956 Australia for the Visitor. Bank of New South Wales, printed by Halstead press, Sydney.
Binning, C. 2001. Economic instruments: tools for urban remnant vegetation biodiversity conservation. Pp. 78-84 in Bushland or Buildings? The dilemma for biodiversity conservation in urban areas, edited by S. Newton. Nature Conservation Council of NSW Inc., Sydney.
Blaxland, B. 2003 Invertebrates. A series of six books: Molluscs, Myriapods, Cephalopods, Crustacea, Annelids, Echinoderms. Australian Museum/Macmillan Education, Sydney.
Bourne, P. 2001. The role of waterways in conserving biological diversity and ecological integrity in urban areas. Pp. 67-75 in Bushland or Buildings? The dilemma for biodiversity conservation in urban areas, edited by S. Newton. Nature Conservation Council of NSW Inc., Sydney.
Clyne, D. 1982 Wildlife in the Suburbs. Oxford University Press, Melbourne.
Clyne, D. 1984 More Wildlife in the Suburbs. Angus and Robertson, Australia.
Clyne, D. 1993 The Best of Wildlife in the Suburbs. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne.
Flannery, T. 1999. The sandstone city. Pp. 1-42 in The Birth of Sydney, edited by T. Flannery. Text Publishing, LaTrobe St., Melbourne.
Johnson, C. 2003 Greening Sydney. Landscaping the urban fabric. Government Architect Publications, Rawson Place, Sydney.
Lindenmayer, D., Claridge, A., Hazell, D., Michael, D., Crane, M., McGregor, C. and Cunningham, R. 2003 Wildlife on Farms. How to Conserve Native Animals. CSIRO publishing, Collingwood.
Low, T. 2002 The New Nature. Winners and Losers in Wild Australia. Viking, published by the Penguin group, Camberwell.
Lowe, I. 2001. A vision: integrated planning solutions to ensure biodiversity conservation. Pp. 143-49 in Bushland or Buildings? The dilemma for biodiversity conservation in urban areas, edited by S. Newton. Nature Conservation Council of NSW Inc., Sydney.
Lunney, D., Coburn, D., Matthews, A. and C. Moon. 2001. Community perceptions of koala populations and their management in Port Stephens and Coffs Harbour Local Government Areas, New South Wales. Pp 48-70 in The Research and Management of Nonurban Koala Populations, edited by K. Lyons, A. Melzer, F. Carrick and D. Lamb. Koala Research Centre of Central Queensland, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton.
Lunney, D., Law, B. and Rummery, C. 1997. An ecological interpretation of the historical decline of the brush-tailed rock-wallaby Petrogale penicillata in New South Wales. Australian Mammalogy 19: 281-96.
Lunney, D., Matthews, A., Moon, C. and Ferrier, S. 2000. Incorporating habitat mapping into practical koala conservation on private lands. Conservation Biology 14: 669-80.
Lunney, D., Matthews, A., Moon, C. and Turbill, J. 2002. Achieving fauna conservation on private land: reflections on a ten-year project. Ecological Management and Restoration 3: 90-96.
Lunney, D., Moon, C., Matthews, A. and Turbill, J. 1999 Coffs Harbour City Koala Plan of Management. Parts A&B. NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service, Hurstville.
Mabey, R. 1999 The Unofficial Countryside. Pimlico edition, Vauxall Bridge Road, London. First published by William Collins and Sons, 1973.
Messer, J. 2001. Foreword. P. 5-6 in Bushland or Buildings? The dilemma for biodiversity conservation in urban areas, edited by S. Newton. Nature Conservation Council of NSW Inc., Sydney.
Newton, S. (ed.). 2001 Bushland or Buildings? The dilemma for biodiversity conservation in urban areas. Nature Conservation Council of NSW Inc., Sydney.
Nicholson-Lord, D. 1987 The Greening of the Cities. Routledge and Kegan Paul, New Fetter Lane, London.
Ponder, W. and Lunney, D. (eds). 1999 The Other 99%. The Conservation and Biodiversity of Invertebrates. Transactions of the Royal Zoological Society of NSW, Mosman, NSW.
Pyke, G. H. and White, A. W. 1996. Habitat requirements for the Green and Golden Bell Frog Litoria aurea (Anura: Hylidae). In a theme edition of the Australian Zoologist, The Green and Golden Bell Frog Litoria aurea. Biology and Conservation, edited by G. H. Pyke and W. S. Osborne. Australian Zoologist 30: 224-32.
Pyke, G. H. and White, A. W. 1999. Dynamics of co-occurring frog species in three ponds utilized by the endangered Green and Golden Bell Frog Litoria aurea. Australian Zoologist 31: 230-39.
Recher, H. F. 2002a. Challenges for nature conservation. Australian Zoologist 32:112-16.
Recher, H. F. 2002b. Scientists in the wilderness. Australian Zoologist 32:139-49.
Recher, H. and Lunney, D. 2003. The problem with wilderness. Nature Australia 27(9): 84.
Richards, G. C. 2002. The development of strategies for management of the flying-fox colony at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney. Pp 196-201 in Managing the Grey-headed Flying-fox as a Threatened Species in New South Wales, edited by P. Eby and D. Lunney. Royal Zoological Society of NSW, Mosman, NSW.
Smithers, C. N. 1991 Exploring nature in cities and towns. Reed Books, Balgowlah NSW.
Toynbee, A. 1972. Has man's metropolitan environment any precedents? Pp. 83-88 in Human Identity in the Urban Environment, edited by G. Bell and J. Tyrwhitt. Penguin Books, Harmondsworth, Middlesex.
Williams, J., Read, C., Norton, A., Dovers, S., Burgman, M., Proctor, W. and Anderson, H. 2001 Biodiversity, Australia State of the Environment Report 2001 (Theme Report), CSIRO publishing on behalf of the Department of the Environment and Heritage, Canberra.
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(Note: the references in the body of the text with a 2004 date that do not appear below refer to the chapters in this book and can be found in the contents page.)
Adam, P. 2001. The ecological impact of current development policy. Pp. 44-52 in Bushland or Buildings? The dilemma for biodiversity conservation in urban areas, edited by S. Newton. Nature Conservation Council of NSW Inc., Sydney.
Attenborough, D. 1963 Quest under Capricorn. Lutterworth Press, London.
Bank of New South Wales. 1956 Australia for the Visitor. Bank of New South Wales, printed by Halstead press, Sydney.
Binning, C. 2001. Economic instruments: tools for urban remnant vegetation biodiversity conservation. Pp. 78-84 in Bushland or Buildings? The dilemma for biodiversity conservation in urban areas, edited by S. Newton. Nature Conservation Council of NSW Inc., Sydney.
Blaxland, B. 2003 Invertebrates. A series of six books: Molluscs, Myriapods, Cephalopods, Crustacea, Annelids, Echinoderms. Australian Museum/Macmillan Education, Sydney.
Bourne, P. 2001. The role of waterways in conserving biological diversity and ecological integrity in urban areas. Pp. 67-75 in Bushland or Buildings? The dilemma for biodiversity conservation in urban areas, edited by S. Newton. Nature Conservation Council of NSW Inc., Sydney.
Clyne, D. 1982 Wildlife in the Suburbs. Oxford University Press, Melbourne.
Clyne, D. 1984 More Wildlife in the Suburbs. Angus and Robertson, Australia.
Clyne, D. 1993 The Best of Wildlife in the Suburbs. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne.
Flannery, T. 1999. The sandstone city. Pp. 1-42 in The Birth of Sydney, edited by T. Flannery. Text Publishing, LaTrobe St., Melbourne.
Johnson, C. 2003 Greening Sydney. Landscaping the urban fabric. Government Architect Publications, Rawson Place, Sydney.
Lindenmayer, D., Claridge, A., Hazell, D., Michael, D., Crane, M., McGregor, C. and Cunningham, R. 2003 Wildlife on Farms. How to Conserve Native Animals. CSIRO publishing, Collingwood.
Low, T. 2002 The New Nature. Winners and Losers in Wild Australia. Viking, published by the Penguin group, Camberwell.
Lowe, I. 2001. A vision: integrated planning solutions to ensure biodiversity conservation. Pp. 143-49 in Bushland or Buildings? The dilemma for biodiversity conservation in urban areas, edited by S. Newton. Nature Conservation Council of NSW Inc., Sydney.
Lunney, D., Coburn, D., Matthews, A. and C. Moon. 2001. Community perceptions of koala populations and their management in Port Stephens and Coffs Harbour Local Government Areas, New South Wales. Pp 48-70 in The Research and Management of Nonurban Koala Populations, edited by K. Lyons, A. Melzer, F. Carrick and D. Lamb. Koala Research Centre of Central Queensland, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton.
Lunney, D., Law, B. and Rummery, C. 1997. An ecological interpretation of the historical decline of the brush-tailed rock-wallaby Petrogale penicillata in New South Wales. Australian Mammalogy 19: 281-96.
Lunney, D., Matthews, A., Moon, C. and Ferrier, S. 2000. Incorporating habitat mapping into practical koala conservation on private lands. Conservation Biology 14: 669-80.
Lunney, D., Matthews, A., Moon, C. and Turbill, J. 2002. Achieving fauna conservation on private land: reflections on a ten-year project. Ecological Management and Restoration 3: 90-96.
Lunney, D., Moon, C., Matthews, A. and Turbill, J. 1999 Coffs Harbour City Koala Plan of Management. Parts A&B. NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service, Hurstville.
Mabey, R. 1999 The Unofficial Countryside. Pimlico edition, Vauxall Bridge Road, London. First published by William Collins and Sons, 1973.
Messer, J. 2001. Foreword. P. 5-6 in Bushland or Buildings? The dilemma for biodiversity conservation in urban areas, edited by S. Newton. Nature Conservation Council of NSW Inc., Sydney.
Newton, S. (ed.). 2001 Bushland or Buildings? The dilemma for biodiversity conservation in urban areas. Nature Conservation Council of NSW Inc., Sydney.
Nicholson-Lord, D. 1987 The Greening of the Cities. Routledge and Kegan Paul, New Fetter Lane, London.
Ponder, W. and Lunney, D. (eds). 1999 The Other 99%. The Conservation and Biodiversity of Invertebrates. Transactions of the Royal Zoological Society of NSW, Mosman, NSW.
Pyke, G. H. and White, A. W. 1996. Habitat requirements for the Green and Golden Bell Frog Litoria aurea (Anura: Hylidae). In a theme edition of the Australian Zoologist, The Green and Golden Bell Frog Litoria aurea. Biology and Conservation, edited by G. H. Pyke and W. S. Osborne. Australian Zoologist 30: 224-32.
Pyke, G. H. and White, A. W. 1999. Dynamics of co-occurring frog species in three ponds utilized by the endangered Green and Golden Bell Frog Litoria aurea. Australian Zoologist 31: 230-39.
Recher, H. F. 2002a. Challenges for nature conservation. Australian Zoologist 32:112-16.
Recher, H. F. 2002b. Scientists in the wilderness. Australian Zoologist 32:139-49.
Recher, H. and Lunney, D. 2003. The problem with wilderness. Nature Australia 27(9): 84.
Richards, G. C. 2002. The development of strategies for management of the flying-fox colony at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney. Pp 196-201 in Managing the Grey-headed Flying-fox as a Threatened Species in New South Wales, edited by P. Eby and D. Lunney. Royal Zoological Society of NSW, Mosman, NSW.
Smithers, C. N. 1991 Exploring nature in cities and towns. Reed Books, Balgowlah NSW.
Toynbee, A. 1972. Has man's metropolitan environment any precedents? Pp. 83-88 in Human Identity in the Urban Environment, edited by G. Bell and J. Tyrwhitt. Penguin Books, Harmondsworth, Middlesex.
Williams, J., Read, C., Norton, A., Dovers, S., Burgman, M., Proctor, W. and Anderson, H. 2001 Biodiversity, Australia State of the Environment Report 2001 (Theme Report), CSIRO publishing on behalf of the Department of the Environment and Heritage, Canberra.
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