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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
... the buffer zone; 3) that the authorities responsible for managing other flying-fox colonies undertake ongoing programs of community education and consultation; 4) that other Local Government Authorities conduct community surveys to establish the distance needed for buffer zones around flying-fox camps...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (4): 632–641.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Helen Otley A community-based survey was conducted to establish the current distribution of the platypus Ornithorhynchus anatinus in the Huon River catchment, southern Tasmania. The species was found to be common and sighted in waterbodies throughout the Huon River catchment. Fewer platypuses were...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.019
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... of backyard bird surveys conducted by volunteers who enter their survey data on line. This steadily growing database can be used to examine the relationships between common urban birds, both amongst each other and with human-generated habitat variables. It can also be used to identify local variation in bird...
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...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 424–433.
Published: 01 September 2018
...John Winter; Roger Martin; Nick Baker; John Kanowski; Luke Leung ABSTRACT During the 1999 community survey of Australian tree-kangaroos by the Tree Kangaroo and Mammal Group of the Atherton Tablelands, the well-known naturalist, John Young, submitted a detailed account of watching a tree-kangaroo...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.100
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... A community-based survey by 723 volunteers investigated the relationships between small birds, aggressive birds and garden vegetation. Seven species of small bird were targeted in the survey, and all seven species were less likely to be recorded from gardens in which Noisy Miners were present...
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.2010.027
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... Wolli Creek is a Sydney inner-urban stream. Mostly cleared by the 1930s, 5 km of its valley were saved as a natural area by its location, its later reservation for a road, and by community action, which sent the road (M5) underground. Now being amalgamated into a 50 hectare Regional Park under...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.098
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... with urbanisation. This study has highlighted the need for surveys of mammal communities that are stratified across the urban landscape to document the conservation status of species and provide the foundation for future state of the environment reporting. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.014
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... This study describes a survey of roadkill in a suburban area of Sydney, Australia. The study was conducted by a community activist motivated by the rejection of a roadkill mitigation proposal by state Roads and Traffic Authority on the basis of insufficient evidence of need. Roadkills were...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 387–392.
Published: 14 October 2011
...Ross Goldingay Community groups can make significant contributions to threatened species recovery planning. I conducted two questionnaire surveys of the community bordering on Coomaditchy Lagoon, an important breeding site of the endangered Green and Golden Bell Frog Litoria aurea at Port Kembla...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 576–589.
Published: 20 October 2011
... questions indicates the desirability of a stronger communication focus on younger Tasmanians about foxes, the risks they pose and the need to use scientific methods to control them. Invasive species Community survey Vulpes vulpes Anon 2007. Select Committee on Science and technology...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.007
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Surveys of microbat communities in several regions of Western Australia have revealed a diversity-productivity model of community structure in which co-occurring species occupy different foraging niches, but environmental factors influence turnover in species composition across landscapes...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.020
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... in a marked improvement in the condition of our local vegetation, leading to tangible increases in habitat potential. Recent fauna surveys, including professional systematic and community opportunistic reports, have indicated both an increase in the population and diversity of local indigenous fauna. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.022
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... Lowland native grassland s in southeastern Australia have been modified extensively by human activities since European settlement. Remaining sites are now fragmented, small in extent and most are threatened by urban expansion and farming practices. Recent surveys in the Australian Capital...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.064
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... There are currently 20 species, populations or communities of fish, aquatic invertebrates and marine vegetation listed on the threatened species schedules of the NSW Fisheries Management Act 1994. Two of these species are the eastern freshwater cod Maccullochella ikei , and the grey nurse...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 511–518.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Steven Sass Nombinnie Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area form a large reserve system of 116,000 hectares in central western New South Wales. Systematic surveys for reptile fauna in 2003 revealed 204 individuals from 33 species from within five different vegetation communities. A review...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.004
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... and attacks, and summarises key findings of investigations into community attitudes towards managing what is a favourite Australian species. In particular, it was established that lethal control was opposed by a clear majority of survey respondents while translocation as an option for management was supported...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.947
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... F orestcheck is a monitoring framework devised in 1999 to quantify, record, interpret and report on the status of key forest organisms, communities, and processes in response to both forest management activities and natural variation. Monitoring is treated in this initiative as a form...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/9780958608558
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8