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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.040
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... critical element, with fertile patches ranging from centimetres to hundreds of kilometres in size scattered across an infertile landscape. There is no one recipe for the sustainable management of the arid landscape. Flexible, adaptable management strategies, based on a long-term understanding and analysis...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/9780980327250
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 233–246.
Published: 17 March 2014
... for community consultation, better integration of science with values, and keeping decision-making power localised (and strategies for doing so). It can be reasonably expected that these recommendations can improve management policy, with a minimum of additional resources. Keywords: Feral horses; public...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 25 August 2020
... and industry management guides provide advice on preventing attacks on livestock by dingoes, including lethal and non-lethal approaches, and farm management (e.g., National Wild Dog Action Plan, WoolProducers Australia 2018; Tools and strategies for wild dog management, Centre for Invasive Species Solutions...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 13 April 2021
... down” effects is still much debated. This study explored the potential role of an apex predator, the dingo, as a “top down” trophic regulator in Australian arid ecosystems under different levels of primary productivity and dingo management regimes. Consistent with the theory of top down regulation...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (3): 381–402.
Published: 13 November 2014
... other reports for myobatrachids are of inguinal amplexus. Our findings have consequences for management of the habitat of barred frogs, three of which are considered threatened. The construction of creek crossings (for vehicles, bikes, horse riding, pedestrians) in riffle zones, the trampling of creek...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 755–768.
Published: 01 December 2018
... key characteristics of successful long-term monitoring. Essential features include: appropriate study design, adequate data curation and management practices, agile project management and funding strategies, concerted succession planning, diverse and strong partnerships, and varied and effective forms...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/CHANA.1990
EISBN: 0-949324-29-9
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 398–409.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of kangaroo products as compared to other products (i.e. wool in particular); 3) More flexible State kangaroo management plans with clearly stated aims and provision for adaptive management trials that encourage rather than inhibit landholder involvement in and returns from harvesting; 4) The development...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 280–295.
Published: 01 January 2018
... resource patches, whether their refugia are fixed or not, and the likely outcomes of alternative management strategies. When we are uncertain we have three choices: (1) invest in monitoring and learning to reduce uncertainty; (2) use available information to estimate the optimal conservation plan whilst...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 369–377.
Published: 14 October 2011
.... and Hume, I.D. 2007. A flexible digestive strategy accommodates the nutritional demands of reproduction in a free-living folivore, the Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) Functional Ecology, 21(4), 748-756 A flexible digestive strategy accommodates the nutritional demands of reproduction in a free-living...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 379–391.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of conservation and wildlife and disease management strategies and our ability to predict how our native wildlife communities will respond to rapid environmental change will be compromised. There have been significant advances in technologies for quantifying animal movements in recent years (Cooke et al. 2004...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 12–31.
Published: 17 March 2014
... to formulate plans to facilitate their survival and reproduction. Moreover, this information is necessary for the development of accurate survey strategies (e.g., Soulé 1986). The compilation of habitat-use information thus represents an important first step in the conservation and management of species...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 16 October 2020
... Corbett s statement at the 1999 RZS Dingo symposium that, Dingoes are common and everywhere and no native species or ecosystems are dependent on them (from Corbett s unpublished Powerpoint presentation). Canid roles vary (Fleming et al. 2017b), and so management actions can/should/must be flexible when...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (4): 548–553.
Published: 20 October 2011
... to work in environmental management, planning and health sciences. Undergraduate and postgraduate students participating in the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales' student workshops were asked to identify what they value in their tertiary education and how they would improve the experience...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 76–100.
Published: 17 March 2014
... that flying foxes are capable of initiating breeding if environmental conditions suddenly become favourable. It is not clear how flexibility, in the initiation of breeding, would benefit a species like the grey-headed flying-fox. In particular, one might question the viability of a breeding strategy...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 177–212.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., and this may confer resilience to the ecosystem in the face of environmental perturbation. However, individual plant species, in particular those with highly co-adapted plant-pollinator relation� ships, and species in which breeding success is strongly population density-dependent, may be at risk if rainforest...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 40–74.
Published: 02 June 2014
.... If this serious decline in the Central West and Lachlan catchments is to be halted, strategies aimed at habitat and landscape restoration must be developed. Current strategies based on Threatened Species management plans and ad hoc planting for revegetation have not produced results. We need a radical rethink...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 515–528.
Published: 01 June 2020
... in captive Livingstone s and Rodrigues fruit bats Pteropus livingstonii and P. rodricensis (Chiroptera: Pteropodidae): a behavioural adaptation for obtaining protein. Journal of Zoology (London) 242: 404-410. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7998.1997.tb05815.x. Courts, S.E. 1998. Dietary strategies of Old World fruit...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/9780958608541
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1