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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.014
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... a threat for some of the larger, highly sort after game species, such as tree kangaroos and cassowaries. An overview is provided of PNG's legislation for protected areas development and we outline our experiences in the facilitation of community planning for Wildlife Management Area establishment...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.079
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... Many everyday decisions by people in urban areas influence wildlife management in urban environments. To date, wildlife conservation managers and facilitators have relied largely on anecdotal information in assessing the capacity of urban communities to contribute to the protection...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.029
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... provisioning of food for wildlife without any form of management or structured where wildlife are deliberately fed via formal supervised arrangement. All of these situations have the potential to have both positive and negative impacts on wildlife. Recognised advantages of intentional feeding can be divided...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.026
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... The establishment of approach distances between wildlife and tourists is a useful tool for resource managers involved with wildlife tourism. Such guidelines are especially beneficial at locations with high tourism activity and potentially dangerous wildlife, but need to be based on research...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.093
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... The common brushtail possum Trichosurus vulpecula poses a test for managers of urban wildlife because community attitudes towards the species vary widely from those who are prepared to live with it to those who wish it to be controlled as a pest. The New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.1055
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... and the interaction of forestry workers and regulators is valuable in developing an understanding of differing points of view. Wildlife Schools play a continuing role in the management and conservation of forest dependent herpetofauna in forestry areas of NSW and provide an educational avenue for a broad range...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2001.014
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
...”. The Service, as the leading wildlife conservation agency in NSW, accepts this responsibility as spelt out in its policy on Wild Dogs. One conservation option being negotiated is the establishment of dingo management areas, as presented in an interdepartmental joint submission to the NSW Parliament...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.036
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Flying-foxes generate polarised responses from the community: from those who are pro flying-foxes and their conservation to those who perceive the animals as disease-ridden pests that are in plague proportions and have no value. Much time is thus spent by wildlife managers in dealing...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.053
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... the Tasmanian Threatened Species Protection Act 1995. Three are listed as endangered, three as vulnerable and seven as rare. The Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service, together with other organizations, continues to protect and manage these species. This paper details the threatened invertebrate species known...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.022
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... strips through production zones comprehensively sampling fauna habitats at a local level; (3) wildlife priority areas where particularly important species are highlighted and management practices changed to cater for their conservation; and (4) habitat tree clumps to provide for hollow-dependent species...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.015
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... A review is provided of research concerning forest wildlife and habitat management in southwestem Australia. We divide the research into biogeography, fauna and disturbance ecology. Many community studies have been earned out in the Darling Botanical District but no attempt has yet been made...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.050
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... Evidence of Grey-headed Flying-fox Pteropus poliocephalus decline and its listing as a vulnerable species in May 2001 means it can no longer be managed simply as a pest species. A 1988 statewide community survey of flying-foxes undertaken by the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.048
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... research, monitoring and adaptive management. Vertebrate wildlife (mainly birds and mammals) has been a major focus of this review. The main strategic research questions concern the successional effects of logging, the relative merits and costs of integration or segregation and the appropriate scale...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.018
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... to a greater understanding of the management requirements of forest-dependent species. The introduction of the Endangered Fauna (Interim Protection) Act 1991 in NSW led to the need for comprehensive surveys of all forest vertebrate wildlife and detailed consideration of potential impacts on forest species...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.1022
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... This paper gives an account of the development of fauna conservation as a positive requirement of forest management in the State Forests of New South Wales from the 1970s to the present time. Wildlife management was not part of the forestry curriculum in the 1950s and it was assumed...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.004
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Forest wildlife management in Australian eucalypt forests emphasizes the retention of tree hollows for fauna requiring hollows for nesting or denning. This overlooks the requirements of birds in eucalypt forests for a variety of resources for nesting and foraging other than tree hollows. Some...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1988.011
EISBN: 0959995145
... and singlemindedness of a large group of National Parks and Wildlife Service personnel and volunteers also contributed to the success of the operation. This paper outlines the management practices used and the problems experienced, and proposes further considerations for cetacean stranding contingency plans. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.017
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... Predicting how animal species might respond to climate change is an important step in developing effective tools for managing biodiversity in a changing climate. This task is made difficult due to a lack of reliable data on the animals and how they will respond to changes in their habitat...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.054
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Eighteen invertebrate species, all butterflies, are listed in schedules of threatened species under Queensland’s Nature Conservation Act 1992. The Nature Conservation (Wildlife) Regulation 1992 recommends recovery planning as part of threatened species management and is being implemented...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.005
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Eighteen invertebrate species, all butterflies, are listed in schedules of threatened species under Queensland’s Nature Conservation Act 1992. The Nature Conservation (Wildlife) Regulation 1992 recommends recovery planning as part of threatened species management and is being implemented...