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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 25 February 2021
...Charlotte H. Mills; Baptiste Wijas; Christopher E. Gordon; Mitchell Lyons; Anna Feit; Aodan Wilkinson; Mike Letnic ABSTRACT The 5500 km long dingo barrier fence (DBF) is a boundary at which the goal of dingo control programs shifts from management to elimination. Since 1980 ecologists have used...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2001.004
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
... Dingoes have been largely eradicated in sheep lands, but are widespread and common in cattle country on the other side of the Dingo Barrier Fence. Pockets of dingoes, and/or their hybrids, survive in the Great Dividing Range and down to the coast in New South Wales and Victoria. Studies...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.041
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... the capacity of the landscape to support some fauna species. Pastoral activities have also had indirect impacts on fauna through the establishment of pastoral infrastructure such as artificial waters and barrier fences, and pest control activities. These indirect activities have caused some species to increase...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2001.009
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
... with wild dogs. The majority (83%) of this control was in cooperation with adjoining landholders. The most common method was ground baiting with 1080, followed by aerial baiting, trapping, shooting and barrier fencing. Most ground baits are now deployed in bait mounds to minimise non-target take. Since 1995...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 432–442.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... L. 1969. Barrier fencing for vermin control in Australia. Geog. Rev. 59: 330-47. Barrier fencing for vermin control in Australia Geog. Rev. 59 330 47 Olsen, P. 1998.Australia's Pest Animals: New Solutions to Old Problems. Kangaroo Press, Pty. Ltd.: Sydney. Australia's Pest Animals...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 25 August 2020
... 2020). But funding and efforts remain largely focused on a single non-lethal measure barrier/exclusion fencing. Almost all efforts are directed at lethal options, particularly the use of poison baits because of their broadscale applicability and perceived efficiency compared to other methods (Centre...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 09 March 2020
... Zoologist Philip B 2020 tallied up and broadcast to the sum of £1,000,000 (One fence: 600 miles, 1947). A multi-faceted approach towards rejuvenating the agricultural industry was instigated optimistically preceding the end of the drought. Plans were drafted to repair the deteriorating dingo barrier...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 26 (3-4): 130–141.
Published: 17 March 2014
... favoured a route which would have divided the two major wilderness areas of the Gippsland forests in Victoria by creating a fenced impenetrable barrier to some wildlife. Planning authorities need to address the impacts of fragmentation of natural habitats by such developments. Although it is difficult...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.019
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... slashed had more deaths than stretches that had vegetated verges. Overall, more deaths were recorded on roads with a physical barrier (eg. fence, cutting) on one side of the road than in areas were there was no such barrier. More deaths were observed in rural areas than in peri-urban areas. Our results...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.023
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... effects, road mortality, disturbance from traffic movement, noise, headlights and pollutants and invasion along the clearings by weeds and fauna alien to the rainforest (including feral species). Barrier effects result from a combination of these factors. Rainforest fauna is often highly susceptible...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 332–336.
Published: 17 March 2014
... that neither a metal barrier fence nor a concrete wall was sufficient to stop tree frogs entering the road-way. Further, it has been demonstrated that frogs living adjacent to concrete box culverts under a highway avoided using them, yet traversed a 3 m high embankment to cross the road surface (Taylor...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 181–202.
Published: 01 January 2019
... in South West Natural Resource Management (NRM) area, and the location of the wild dog barrier fence. Cluster fences in western Queensland are achieving the first of their aims; to eradicate wild dogs so as to enable sheep numbers to rise. Lambing rates have increased from 20 to 90 % since fences were...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 464–476.
Published: 01 June 2017
... in localities away from the river systems (Williams 1962). As these developments followed extirpation of dingoes in much of the semiarid rangelands, it is likely that the current density of kangaroos (Macropus spp.) and feral goats (Capra hircus) south and east of the Dingo Barrier Fence is a response to water...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 09 October 2020
... Dingoes. Aside from expensive barrier fencing, guardian animals appear to be a proven method of protection, in at least some situations. However, successfully setting up guard dog systems is not straightforward, especially on large properties, nor would it be without major costs and hard to manage risks...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 18–27.
Published: 04 October 2011
... spent millions of dollars on dingo control , building and maintaining the dingo barrier fence and more recently undertaking 1080 aerial baiting programs2 (Fleming et al. 2001). The goal of much research into dingoes has been to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of dingo control (e.g. Best et al...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 307–314.
Published: 14 October 2011
... disease prevalence in a buffer zone outside a fenced enclosure. This has close parallels with the strategy employed in South Africa to control foot and mouth disease, in which a barrier fence around Kruger National Park, (which borders Mozambique and Zimbabwe, where disease is endemic), is linked...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 13 April 2021
... climatic zone, where droughts are frequent, and rainfall is highly variable. The study sites were located either side of the dingo barrier fence (DBF), a physical barrier that separates southern areas with no dingo populations (or only a few individuals), from areas which contain relatively stable dingo...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.7882/9780958608527
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 16 October 2020
..., M.W., Milner-Gulland, E.J., Buuveibaatar, B., Olson, K.A., Badamjav, L., Bischof, R., Zuther, S. and Breitenmoser, U. 2016. Border security fencing and wildlife: The end of the transboundary paradigm in Eurasia? PLOS Biology 14; e1002483. McKnight, T.L. 1969. Barrier fencing for vermin control...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 14 July 2020
... the maintenance of a 5500 km dingo barrier fence, and fencing is typically complemented with lethal control like poison baiting. Some of these tools, including poison baiting and fencing, are supported by government funds, and bounties are paid for dingo scalps by governments in some areas (National Project...