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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.056
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... Environmental Protection and Assessment Act 1979 (EP&A Act). For example, the perimeters of camps could be zoned for environmental protection in Local Environment Plans with land use controls that restrict development. This planning-based strategy requires a substantial investment in time and effort...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.093
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... The common brushtail possum Trichosurus vulpecula poses a test for managers of urban wildlife because community attitudes towards the species vary widely from those who are prepared to live with it to those who wish it to be controlled as a pest. The New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
10.7882/RZSNSW.1998.025
EISBN: 9780958608503
... control under the planning system, as recently amended by the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 (NSW). Closer scrutiny of Local Government planning practice, however, reveals a regime that confers substantial discretion on local decision-makers to welcome development at the expense of habitat...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.024
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... involve observing dolphins and whales from land and boats, as well as swimming with or feeding them in controlled situations. However, while there are obvious benefits of cetacean ecotourism to local communities, there may be associated costs to the animals and their environment. Research is being...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.029
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... at feeding sites and nutritional problems. Management strategies aim to control access, visitor numbers, the nature and quality of provisioned food and the educational value of the viewing experience. Management styles cater for different circumstances and include wild bird feeding operations, wildlife...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 467–479.
Published: 14 July 2020
... increases, pressure from the public may result and shape future management actions, including restricting the use of lethal control practices like poison baiting on public lands. As such, public attitudes should be incorporated into decision-making, and appropriate communication strategies need...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
10.7882/FS.2012.017
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... that are likely to instigate migration, adaptation or extinction. Zoos offer a controlled environment that allows the examination of the impacts of interdependent factors such as dietary requirements, water tolerance, response to stressors and treatment of disease. Further, zoos maintain species in captivity...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 181–202.
Published: 01 January 2019
... welfare, professional population control should increase not decrease. Landholders need to get involved in professional population control and regard kangaroos as assets not pests. If kangaroos were as valuable as wild goats or deer, landholders would have an incentive to co-produce kangaroos alongside...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.064
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
.... For grey nurse sharks, critical habitat areas have been declared at key aggregation sites, controls placed on fishing in and around these areas, additional diver surveys completed, tagging and tracking studies commenced to provide detailed information on movements and improved population estimates...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (3): 321–336.
Published: 24 November 2014
...Sally Koehler; Daniel Gilmore; David Newell Translocation is occasionally suggested as a last resort strategy for dealing with ‘unavoidable’ loss of Growling Grass Frog Litoria raniformis habitat in urbanising landscapes. However, examples of attempts to translocate an entire population of L...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021) 42 (3): 690–698.
Published: 29 October 2021
... with vehicles travelling consistent routes over long distances in rural areas: 59 vehicles fitted with ShuRoos and 40 vehicles without ShuRooss to act as controls. Drivers kept a log of collisions with macropods over an average distance travelled of 46,131 km. The overall mean rate of collisions with macropods...
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Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 32–48.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Graham Pyke The Southern Bell Frog Litoria raniformis , like the closely-related Green and Golden Bell Frog Litoria aurea , is considered to be threatened with extinction and subject to the future development of strategies aimed at its recovery. A necessary component of this recovery process...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
10.7882/FS.2007.019
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... and political activity to appease farmers. Recommended management strategies arising from a Parliamentary inquiry are contrasted with the politically influenced reality. Noisy Miners Manorina melanocephala contribute to dieback in eucalypts by aggressive exclusion of smaller insectivorous birds. Management...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (4): 563–598.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of the species through such strategies as increased legislative protection, conservation agreements, habitat manipulation, and control of the impacts of the introduced Plague Minnow Gambusia holbrooki . As in many similar situations, further research will be essential to provide the necessary information-base...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.040
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... to be due to the low level of detail in the plans describing how contractors, responsible for the timber harvesting, should implement the prescriptions. However, comparison with the composition of ‘control’ clumps retained in adjacent intact forest suggested that clump retention was an inappropriate...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.048
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... sensitive to logging. Thinning and control burning may have potential value as tools to modify regrowth forest structure to benefit the latter group, but this new concept needs field-testing. A general focus on hollow-dependent species may have diverted attention from the needs of other groups. A logical...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 457–463.
Published: 01 June 2017
...-roaming dogs might be included in rabies control strategies, we are not recommending the broad-scale culling of wildlife. To reduce risks and associated costs to humans, domestic animals and wildlife of endemic rabies or a rabies outbreak, the current, relaxed attitude of many Australians towards domestic...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 13–24.
Published: 01 January 2019
... efforts (Hock et al. 2016). The underlying strategy and objectives are even more important given increasing investment and control effort. Culling of Acanthaster spp. on coral reefs occurs throughout their native range (Hall et al. 2017) and is widely supported, and justified, given the potential...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (3): 521–533.
Published: 02 February 2021
.... In this article, the successful management of such interactions is described through six key lessons learnt from over 20 years of adaptive management and its evolution into the current Fraser Island Dingo Conservation and Risk Management Strategy . These are (1) focus on people first, (2) understand local dingo...