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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 371–396.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Daniel Lunney ABSTRACT This paper a) gives an historical view of national parks and other protected areas since the 19th century, b) gives a history of national parks and nature reserves in NSW, c) shows how recent has been the recognition that fauna conservation depends upon protected areas, d...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 201–208.
Published: 07 February 2013
...). Appreciation of the natural environment is seldom, if ever, a reason for participation. In this paper we consider the potential for impact on the fauna of national parks. While there is a dearth of information on the impact of mountain biking, we conclude that park management needs to be strategic...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 1–8.
Published: 04 October 2011
..., the position of Director Cultural Heritage, a designated Aboriginal position, was also made an Executive position which helped ensure that consideration of Indigenous issues was integrated into Executive deliberations across the board. Reflections on National Parks and Fauna Conservation in NSW Brian Gilligan...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 17–38.
Published: 17 March 2014
...A.S. Kutt; J.E. Kemp; K.R. McDonald; Y. Williams; S.E. Williams; H.B. Hines; J-M. Hero; G. Torr The patterns of composition and distribution of vertebrate fauna in Queensland's tropical savannas are poorly known. The sandstone landscapes of White Mountains National Park are considered...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 599–618.
Published: 20 October 2011
...., Griffiths, T., and Fisher, A. 2004a. The terrestrial vertebrate fauna of Litchfield National Park, Northern Territory: monitoring over a six year period and response to fire history. Wildlife Research 31: 1-10. The terrestrial vertebrate fauna of Litchfield National Park, Northern Territory: monitoring...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 296–344.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Daniel Lunney; Ben Hope; Ian Shannon Our aim in this study is to provide the first ever quantitative, historical and map–based information of what fauna has been studied and recorded both outside and inside the protected areas of New South Wales (NSW), which are principally National Parks...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 101–107.
Published: 01 June 1990
..., and they draw on the accumulating international discussion of this topic. This willingness to progress and explore new options will mean an expansion of the state's system of parks and reserves in previously uncharted ways. However, this dis- cussion has a long way to go. For example, until fauna, including...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 655–678.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Michael Murphy; Sam Murphy Bruxner Park Flora Reserve and the adjoining Ulidarra National Park, on the NSW north coast, comprise a dual-tenure conservation area of 1090 ha dominated by rainforest and old-growth moist eucalypt forest. A field survey of the area's vertebrate fauna over the period...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 26 (3-4): 153–157.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Fauna Conservation in Australia - is there a role for the Commonwealth? Address by Dr Peter Bridgewater. Director. Australian National Parks and Wildlife Service to' the Annual General Meeting of the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales held on 14 September. 1990 OPENING The answer...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 161–169.
Published: 01 January 2018
... and managing protected areas, but that we are going too slowly, much too slowly, if our aim is to ensure the survival of our fauna. © 2017 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2017 ecological history extinction rates foxes IUCN Marine protected areas National Parks Nature Reserves Promise...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.028
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... In the light of the multiple functions that national parks are expected to fulfil, their capacity to serve as secure guardians of biodiversity is compromised. We note thatnon-reserved land may be able to significantly supplement and enhance the role of parkssystems. We present a brief case-study...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 281–288.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Daniel Lunney ABSTRACT To conserve all of our native fauna is a dangerous idea because it encompasses all the landscape, not just National Parks and Nature Reserves; all species, not just selected species such as charismatic vertebrates; it impacts on all decisions on the use of the land...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.008
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... that ‘off reserve’ or ‘new reserve’ efforts should be integrated into and build on existing national parks if the agreed goal of whole of landscape conservation is to be achieved. ...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 92–93.
Published: 01 June 1990
.... They are, however, valuable as natural areas, and their destruction will not only cause significant loss of flora and fauna, but will add to the increasingly serious problems of land degradation, soil erosion, stream siltation, and salination which are the legacy of excessive and injudicious clearing in the past. I...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 410–419.
Published: 17 March 2014
... fauna solely within protected areas or sensitive areas (e.g., national parks, nature reserves, selected areas of native vegetation or wetlands), as is sometimes currently practised, will not protect all, or even most, threatened species. Retrieving fauna from the entire trench as standard practice...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 59–74.
Published: 07 September 2012
...E.P. Vanderduys; A.S. Kutt; J.E. Kemp This paper reports the results of dry and wet season systematic terrestrial vertebrate fauna surveys carried out on Blackbraes, a National Park in the Einasleigh Uplands bioregion, North Queensland. It quantifies, for the first time, the biodiversity values...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 39–47.
Published: 17 March 2014
... can be understood with food chains starting with plants, followed by herbivores, and ending with carnivorous animals is excessively simplistic, ignoring the huge, necessary con- tribution by micro-organisms. In fact without their intestinal symbiont fauna and flora most metazoans would be unable...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.015
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
.... It is to be progressively excluded from the remainder of publicly-owned forest over the ensuing 25 years. A commitment to greatly increase the establishment of native species plantations also has some potential to provide additional habitat for native fauna. However, some compromises were required to reach agreement. Dry...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.027
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... National Parks and Wildlife Service management, it remains under threat. It has many diverse plant communities and a surprisingly large array of fauna, particularly birds and reptiles. Bird records exist back to the 1940s, with 100 species being sighted each year in recent times and previously unrecorded...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 529–534.
Published: 01 September 2015
... and the Department of Parks and Wildlife. Bilbies were re-introduced in 2007 (Morris and Dunlop 2008) to areas where predators are controlled via ongoing aerial baiting (Algar et al. 2013). This provided the means to compare invertebrate fauna in bilby foraging pits with that of undisturbed soil, but the challenge...