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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.068
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... For many years, amateurs and professionals have shared the time-consuming task of determining invertebrate status and distribution. This paper identifies some of the strengths and weaknesses of current community-based invertebrate survey and monitoring programs, and suggests how professional...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.003
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... The history of the transition of natural history from being at the centre of western science to the periphery is outlined. The development of a divide between amateurs and professionals is discussed as is the decline in nature study in school education. It is argued that understanding...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 181–202.
Published: 01 January 2019
... around groups of properties and lowering numbers through various other means. Non-commercial kill leads to poor animal welfare outcomes and considerable wastage. Regulators cannot monitor the number of kangaroos killed by amateurs, nor ensure high standards of dispatch of animals. To improve kangaroo...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 537–546.
Published: 01 September 2017
... taxonomic knowledge fulfills a practical need by providing a valuable identification tool for amateurs and the general public. The objective of NudiKey is to summarise the essential diagnostic characteristics of the epibenthic Australian heterobranch families and, using the freely available Lucid v3.3...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.087
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... Bushland Reserves) had been surrounded by residential development for more than 50 years. The fifth (University of Western Sydney, Richmond campus) was surrounded by agricultural and peri-urban development. Records from the scientific literature, local natural history groups, amateur herpetologists...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.019
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
... and modern analytical methodologies. This means that they cannot usually be collected by amateurs or scientists not trained in and practising this type of ecology. It is sometimes suggested that ecological “indicators” be monitored as a means of simplifying the types of data collected, but it is seldom clear...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.045
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... activities of amateur scientists. Having suggested, on balance, that protecting individual species is valuable the paper then poses two additional questions. How do we go about selecting species for individual recognition under conservation legislation, and how do we manage invertebrate conservation once...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.055
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Amateur and professional Australian butterfly specialists were asked in a postal questionnaire for their opinions on the consequences of listing the species that were protected in each state. Fifty-seven replies were received from 169 questionnaires sent. The results indicate that problems...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.056
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
...; conflicts with the scientific community and amateur collectors; and the exclusion from consideration of all aquatic invertebrates. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.062
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... is owned by councils, is privately-owned or are roadside remnants. Listing and requirement for permits to collect may restrict contributions by amateurs to the biology, range extensions and taxonomy of threatened taxa. Recovery actions must include an assessment of the current distribution and identify...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 07 July 2021
... of Australia (Gondwana Rainforests even many naturalists. There are many taxa that are of Australia - UNESCO World Heritage Centre wide open for study and this can be done by amateurs httpswhc.unesco.org/en/list/368 Within this general as well as professionals. Many taxa are known only subtropical rainforest...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 488.
Published: 01 June 2017
... hunting for archaeological evidence of planning: you won t find anything (Natalie Rogers, University of NSW) Value of anecdotal reports and implications of results of amateur zoological researchers (Gary Opit, NFA) Maybe it s conservation management that s killing our wildlife (Guy Ballard, Peter...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 487–491.
Published: 01 May 2020
... for professional scientists rather than the public. This also tends to make a distinction between the scientists and the amateurs whose knowledge is critical for citizen science. PAUL WILLIS: Okay. Well, let s break that down then into two points. I ll just throw it open to the panel from the last session, around...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 6–10.
Published: 17 March 2014
... but, in 1847, another parson, the Rev. G. E. Turner, Rector of Ryde, who was a keen amateur naturalist, was appointed as (honorary) Secretary. We shall hear more of these three museum heads after I have introduced a few other men. The Botanic Gardens, established in 1816, had similar ups and downs...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 229–237.
Published: 17 March 2014
... zoologists: Charles Hedley (conchologist); Alan McCullough (ichthyologist); W. J. Rainbow and W. W. Froggatt (entomologist) and T. Harvey Johnson (parasitologist). Also elected was a well-respected amateur ornithologist, A. F. Bassett Hull. Launcelot Harrison joined the Council a year later: He and Harvey...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 326–327.
Published: 01 December 2019
... would be next to nothing. taxonomic status of Australian freshwater turtles, in fact, John Cann is a true champion to both the amateur it undoes much of the progress and stability achieved in and academic worlds of turtle conservation and natural the last 20 years. The IUCN Turtle Taxonomy Working...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 275–276.
Published: 28 October 2014
... the sequence of development gifted amateurs seems to be a hallmark of Australian into Stages from 1 (fertilised egg) to 46 (newly- herpetology; Anstis exemplifies that tradition in truly metamorphosed frog). To avoid excessive repetition of spectacular fashion. descriptions, Anstis divides tadpoles into 23...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 74–79.
Published: 01 October 2020
.../10.7882/AZ.2020.010 Introduction The Reverend George Henry Judd (1855-1925) [Fig. 1] was born in West Norwood in England. He was a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, a missionary and an accomplished amateur photographer, whose travels in the first decade of the 20th century took him to the Middle...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 377–380.
Published: 17 March 2014
... with the female parent for several years after birth (Arena 1986). Study site In 1982 one of us (CM), an amateur naturalist, moved to a newly-constructed house 300 m from the ocean in the small town of Peppermint Grove Beach, 246 km south of Perth. The surrounding habitat consists of sand dunes mostly vegetated...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 48–56.
Published: 17 March 2014
... for the Advancement of Science (ANZAAS), reported that 29 of the 204 known frog species in Australia were in serious decline. Professional and amateur herpetologists became involved in frog surveys aimed at documenting and monitoring this decline. The rate of reduction of frog species had to be determined as well...