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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.049
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... the Ku-ring-gai Bat Conservation Society (KBCS) has been running a bat education program in Sydney. This program aims to increase public knowledge and understanding of flying-foxes and microbats in order to improve their profile and assist in the development of more positive attitudes and a greater...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.008
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... is that the public has a blindness to bats, and therefore to the issues surrounding their conservation and management. We did find that people do care about individual bats, and that education helps counter the negative perceptions. We turn to education and research as the primary formula for seeking to understand...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.048
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... The 2007 forum on the biology and conservation of Australasian bats provided a snapshot of the issues and state of knowledge at that time, now recorded for posterity in this book. As we went to press in 2011, the ‘International Year of the Bat’ provided an opportunity for bat researchers...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 25 (3): 71–78.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of a fragmentation of habitat; effects of logging; surveys of bats at specific locations, or habitats; and effects of mining. For government wildlife agencies, the top priorities were surveys of bats of threatened habitats, insisting on bat studies in environmental impact statements, and education programmes...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 369–376.
Published: 17 March 2014
... the impact on bats and other native species. Educating the public about the risks of contact with bats is the single most important safeguard in protecting humans from a bat-borne disease. Concurrently, people need to be informed of the important role of bats in maintaining biodiversity and ecosystem...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.046
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
...”; there is a need to both protect flying-fox populations and the crops of fruit growers; and the emergence of Australian Bat Lyssavirus and other viruses has made handling bats a risk. The conservation status of the Grey-headed Flying-fox and the Spectacled Flying-fox is currently being reviewed by the Scientific...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.055
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... There is little information available on which to base strategies for managing colonies of Grey-headed Flying-foxes Pteropus poliocephalus in urban areas. Since 1985, the Ku-ring-gai Bat Conservation Society (KBCS) has managed a program of habitat restoration in the flying-fox camp at Ku-ring...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.060
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... of the value of the species, including its crucial role in dispersing seeds and pollen for forest regeneration. Community education and participation will be essential to the recovery process for the species. Further, the information currently available to management is inadequate for the task, and ongoing...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/9780980327243
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 October 2020
... the social and political context of flying-fox camp management, in addition to flying-fox ecology. Key words: Camp management, Grey-headed Flying-fox, human-wildlife conflict, Pteropus poliocephalus, urban ecology DOI: httpsdoi.org/10.7882/AZ.2020.002 Introduction al. 2017). Microchiropteran bats are rarely...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 42–43.
Published: 01 June 1990
... to be obtained from NPWS offices. Education A children's story "A Bat Came to Stay" by ten year old Catherine Pallin with illustrations by Martyn Robinson was widely publicized by the media and provided 42 Australian Zoologist, Vol. 26(2) our first, easy to read information on the Grey-headed Flying-fox...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 22 (2): 1–4.
Published: 17 March 2014
... colony. The forum will be held in the Education Centre, Taronga Zoo (entry at western end of car park) at 8.00 p.m. All are welcome There is No Charge Lesser Long-eared Bat, Nyctophilus geoffroyi. Photo: RZS Collection. King River Eptesicus Eptesicus regulus (Thomas) Found in southern Australia...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 996–1004.
Published: 29 January 2012
... produced book with wonderful illustrations and an engaging and effective conservation message. Peter Banks (University of NSW) Children s Educational Series The Secret Life of Caterpillars and All about Ants by Densey Clyne: Young Reed, an imprint of New Holland, July 2009 & February 2010, ISBN...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 49–54.
Published: 07 September 2012
...David Scotts A recent trapping record of the Bristle-faced Free-tailed Bat Mormopterus eleryi at Kwiambal National Park, near Ashford, adds to a small, but relatively localised, cluster of records of this species on the northern North West Slopes of New South Wales. This may indicate the relative...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 124–138.
Published: 01 October 2020
... prejudices toward bats (Lunney and Moon 2011). (Eby and Law 2008). Winter and spring are usually the Residents close to camps are generally tolerant when leanest periods of nectar production (Parry-Jones and flying-foxes are in small numbers, but tensions build when Augee 1991a; Eby 1995). These seasonal...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 387–391.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Elery Hamilton-Smith The mining of bat guano for agricultural purposes has occurred throughout Australia, and as a small localized industry has often been subject to considerable conflict. The history of this mining at Naracoorte, South Australia is outlined and demonstrates continuing conflict...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 443–448.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... Bats in Captivity. Wild Ones Animal Books: California, USA. Bats in Captivity Chapman, A., Hall, L. S. and Bennett, M. B., 1994. Sexual dimorphism in the pelvic girdle of Australian flying foxes. Aust. J. Zool. 44: 261-65. Sexual dimorphism in the pelvic girdle of Australian flying foxes...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 37–39.
Published: 01 June 1990
... that follow are the reponses, the replies, and an editorial. The sequence of issues is the same as in the previous edition, i.e., bat conservation, by Les Hall; Wildlife conservation: state of the nation, by Harry Recher and; Conserving what? - The basis for reserve selection in New South Wales 1967-1989...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 101–107.
Published: 01 June 1990
..., between Bob Carr (then Minister for Environ- ment and Planning), Merlin Tuttle and Dedee Woodside, and was in the audience in July 1989 as Nancy Pallin delivered her excellent Department of Education "approved performance" to the international bat researchers at the Ku-ring-gai Council Chambers. Saunders...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 505–517.
Published: 01 September 2017
... is needed to produce a more nuanced public discourse. © 2017 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2017 Hendra framing human-wildlife conflict media bats flying-foxes 5052017 Australian Zoologist volume 38 (4) Introduction Human-wildlife conflicts pose a growing challenge...