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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.2004.061
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... We examine the nature and extent of listings of endangered ecological communities (EECs) under the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 ( TSC Act ), including the role of endangered ecological communities in conservation from the landscape to species level. We ask how well...
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
... are analysed and differences between legal and science based approaches are discussed. Issues arising from application of the concept of endangered ecological community are discussed in the light of the interpretations provided by the Court of Appeal. Listing is a means to an end, and not an end in itself...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.023
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... Despite international concern for biodiversity loss, as urban pressure increases on the Cumberland Plain of Western Sydney, the native vegetation continues to be lost despite being classified as an ‘endangered ecological community’ under both state and federal legislation. While substantial...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 102–117.
Published: 01 January 2019
..., NSW. In this precinct there are concerns that there may be a collision between a kangaroo and a very fast racing car and that large numbers of kangaroos will have an impact on the survival of an Endangered Ecological Community and agricultural activities on the Mount. In the first instance Bathurst...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.080
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... Shale Forest as Endangered Ecological Communities under the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 will support koala conservation in the Campbelltown area, but impacts such as altered fire regimes, mortalities from vehicles and dogs, weeds, and other impacts from urban areas must also be managed. ...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/0958608598
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.025
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... The depletion of native vegetation on the Cumberland Plain has been well documented. In 1995, Cumberland Plain Woodland was the first ecological community listed as endangered under the NSW Threatened Species Act (1995) and has subsequently been elevated to the status of critically endangered...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.067
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... legislation, even though Matters of National Environmental Significance addressed by the Commonwealth legislation may be locally relevant. The protection of endangered species, ecological communities and populations on North Head at Manly is used to highlight some of these concerns as they relate to both...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 1–11.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Rainforest on Floodplain in the NSW North Coast bioregion as an endangered ecological community on Schedule 1, Part 3 of the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995. NSW Scientific Committee. 2000a. Final determination to list the Hygrocybeae Community of Lane Cove Bushland Park as an endangered...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.035
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... of the Environment reporting. This model identifies three ecological constraints and eight pressures which act to endanger populations of the Spotted-tailed Quoll in north Queensland. Ten responses required by managers and the community to ameliorate these pressures and return the species to a secure conservation...
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
... Despite being classified as one of the world's mega-diversity hotspots, the basic biology and ecology of most PNG forest vertebrate species are completely unknown, which hampers sound planning for conservation of PNG's forest fauna. Although almost 70% of PNG still retains its forest cover, PNG...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 633–648.
Published: 20 October 2011
... and Heritage 2006). Since European settlement, 92% of White Box-Yellow Box-Blakely s Red Gum Grassy Woodland has been cleared (over 5 million hectares) (Threatened Species Scientific Committee 2006) and consequently, it is recognized nationally as a critically endangered ecological community (Department...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (4): 538–543.
Published: 20 October 2011
... ecological community or critically endangered ecological community, whether the action proposed: (i) is likely to have an adverse effect on the extent of the ecological community such that its local occurrence is likely to be placed at risk of extinction, or (ii) is likely to substantially and adversely...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022)
Published: 20 May 2022
... forest boundary (orange); and approximate location of focus swamps (yellow ellipse). The New South Wales (NSW) Scientific Committee listed Newnes Plateau Shrub Swamps (NPSS) as an Endangered Ecological Community (EEC) under the Threatened Species Conservation Act (TSC Act) in 2005. They are now listed...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.006
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... requires a prehistoric perspective at least millennia in length. Modem ecological studies alone cannot provide this perspective. Understanding of the fossil record should enable us to: recognize long-term cycles of extinction; determine the long-term “health” of lineages (i.e., identify those...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 133–147.
Published: 10 October 2011
... endangered ecological communities (EECs, Byron Shire Council 2004), than it is in the Eden area on the far south coast where there are far fewer listed threatened species and communities. However, with the recent increase in the listings of EECs the Act has become more ecological in its application...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 781–787.
Published: 20 October 2011
... plains and a western outlying population of Gum Coolibah (Eucalyptus intertexta) provide a sparse woodland environment on a metamorphic geology. This community has now been listed as Critically Endangered Ecological Community by the NSW Scientific Committee under the Threatened Species Conservation Act...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 636–640.
Published: 01 June 2020
...). The community became listed as a Critically Endangered Ecological Community under the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 (replaced by NSW Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016) owing to its highly restricted distribution covering only 400 ha within the Barrier Range (Benson 2008). Subsequent reptile...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (3): 302–310.
Published: 07 October 2014
...)” Endangered Ecological Community. Report to Department of the Environment and Heritage, Canberra. Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service, Brisbane, Australia. Report to Department of the Environment and Heritage, Canberra Butler, D.W., Fairfax, R.J. and Fensham, R.J. 2006. Impacts of tree invasion...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 941–952.
Published: 29 January 2012
... cleared land. Swamp Mahogany is a characteristic species occurring within the endangered ecological community Swamp Sclerophyll Forest on Coastal Floodplains (NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995). Survey design The distribution of Swamp Mahogany in the Shire was mapped using topographic maps...