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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 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.003
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... of kangaroos are a major issue for residents, and have apparently increased over the last decade. Residents share a number of other concerns about kangaroos, and are interested in understanding more about them. These issues are being addressed by the development of a community-based kangaroo management program...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.027
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... species in greatest need of protection. The amendments change the focus from recovery plans to recovery ‘action’, primarily through ensuring that there is approved conservation advice at all times for each listed threatened species and ecological community. The Minister can decide whether a recovery plan...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.017
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
... A milestone in community participation in environmental management in New South Wales was the introduction of the Catchment Management Act 1989. To oversee the strategic planning and implementation of natural resource management, the Act provided for a network of committees across the State...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.058
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
.... This changed the status of threatened species issues bringing them into the mainstream of planning and development approval, requiring all elements of the community of NSW to take threatened species into account when planning decisions are being made. This has been of great benefit for threatened species...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.007
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... the 2001-2002 water sharing planning process in NSW under the Water Management Act 2000 are compared, with a particular focus on the issues affecting water use. New approaches are outlined for the communication of scientific information to community-based decision-shapers. These include the tailoring...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.072
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Recommendations were developed to enhance the conservation of invertebrates. These were derived from workshop groups that focused on policy and planning, and education and awareness. Recommendations were specifically concerned with enhancing research and information flow, enhancing strategic...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.078
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... Urban bushland has survived for a variety of reasons. In some cases Sydney bushland is protected from possible development, but many stands do not enjoy protection under the planning process. Urban bushland is valued for a range of different purposes and if it is to survive then its permissible...
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
... of viral disease transmission, the Management Plan for the Reserve and the Habitat Restoration Project, indicated that the KBCS education program had not reached the local community as effectively as expected. It is recommended: 1) that managers of the Reserve continue to distribute information on flying...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.057
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... The NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 provides for the listing on schedules of threatened species, populations, ecological communities and of key threatening processes. The definitions of these concepts are discussed. The implicit component parts of the definition of species...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.051
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... local newspapers highlight the main issues that need to be addressed: 1) the establishment of recognised buffer zones around camps to protect both people and flying-foxes from interacting in urban areas, 2) procedures that link government planning agencies and communities, 3) programs to educate...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.024
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... of zoologists n i determining the specific zoological requirements for each EIS, and wider dissemination and review of EISs in the scientific community. However, there is also an urgent need for much greater involvement of zoologists in land-use planning on a broader scale. The important contribution...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.101
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... For a highly urbanised city, such as Sydney, there are limited opportunities for revegetation. Through consultation with councils, private landholders, community groups and State Government agencies, realistic opportunities have been identified particularly along riparian and transport corridors...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.063
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... of the achievements of the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 in this regard, including significant increases in the known range of the species, reduction of threatening processes at key sites, improved understanding of the species' ecology, consideration of the species in land use planning decisions...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.056
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... strategies to limit conflict with neighbours. This paper documents the conservation status of Grey-headed Flying-fox camps located east of the escarpment in NSW and explores the potential to use existing planning instruments to 1) protect roost vegetation from clearing and 2) limit conflict with humans...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.053
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... significantly alleviated. The adoption of this option then puts in place a sound foundation for information gathering and the development of site planning with appropriate community involvement. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.065
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... action and threat abatement are set out (scientific analyses of the environment, monitoring, transparency, community ownership, redundancy, exit strategy). Clearly, it would be better if more actions were resourced and improved conservation outcomes were delivered. A synthesis of current planning...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.028
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... Sydney Metropolitan Catchment Management Authority (SMCMA) is a NSW Government agency with the aim of providing the community of Sydney with the knowledge and skill to achieve healthy waterways and bushland that all Sydneysiders can enjoy, now and in the future. It covers the surface water...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.065
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... The invertebrate agenda can be characterized by a series of inter-related laments: not enough funds; poor taxonomic understanding; too few scientists dealing with too many taxa; dominant detracting notions like cute and cuddly; and that vertebrates and/or vegetation communities are assumed...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 173–180.
Published: 01 January 2018
... conservation outcomes. Incorporating ‘bottom–up’ approaches into communication and engagement strategies will allow for a greater diversity of voices to be heard and acknowledged, protecting the planning processes against polarisation. Engaging local communities needs to go beyond large–scale consultation...