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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.007
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... A ‘political ecology’ perspective was used to examine the implications of the export woodchip scheme located near Eden in south east New South Wales (NSW) for the region's public forests and their fauna. The modern paper industry's political economy emphasises the importance of a large supply...
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
... This paper describes some of the research needed to help forest managers achieve Ecologically Sustainable Forest Management. As a case study, it also presents an overview of some of the research conducted to meet those needs in the state of Victoria, and identifies priorities for further...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.014
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... Old-growth forests of south-east Australia are characterized by high numbers of large live trees, stags and large logs on the ground and in streams . These features dominate the forest structure and In large part determine composition (including flora and fauna) and function (energy flow...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.008
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... The scientific merit of two opposing themes toward the conservation of Australian forest dwelling microchiroptera over the past four decades is reviewed. The initial theme throughout the 1960's and 1970's was of a vulnerable and threatened bat fauna - a contemporary view for which...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.959
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... This paper summarises the key findings of a study that investigated the feasibility of developing a practical, sensitive and cost-effective approach to the implementation of Montreal Process Indicator 1.2c for monitoring populations of representative species for forest management. Representative...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 443–448.
Published: 01 September 2018
... decade. The key problems we identify include that the Victorian Government has: (1) maintained levels of wood production that are too high given the amount of the forest estate that was burned in 2009, (2) failed to substitute clearfell logging practices with more ecologically-sensitive Variable...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.006
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Emerging forest industries, such as charcoal-making (for silicon production) and biomass burning for power generation, pose a significant threat to the ecological integrity of native forests. These industries require large amounts of wood and, where extracted from native forests, will lead...
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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.007
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... The conservation of biological diversity is a foundation of ecologically sustainable management. To assess sustainability with regard to biodiversity conservation, forest managers are using forest type as a surrogate for ecosystem and species diversity. This paper investigates the applicability...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.026
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... conflict within the timber industry. Forest policies developed in Victoria in the mid 1980’s in response to this conflict set new standards in the ecologically sustainable utilization of forests for timber and non timber values. The intent of these policies has, however, been largely circumvented...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.034
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Dasyurus maculatus maculatus is a forest-dependent species, the largest surviving marsupial carnivore on mainland Australia and the sole surviving member of its genus in south-east mainland Australia. It is classified as ‘Vulnerable’ nationally. The species' ecology, and the factors considered...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 267–274.
Published: 15 August 2014
... Ecology and Management 199.: 83-102. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2004.04.021 Bowman, J., Forbes, G. and Dilworth, T. 2001. Landscape context and small-mammal abundance in a managed forest. .Forest Ecology and Management.140: 249-255. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0378-1127(00)00315-7 Brown, G...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.888
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... An ecological survey of tree trunk invertebrates in northern New South Wales was used as a model to demonstrate both the scale of arthropod diversity and the limits of our knowledge. Sticky traps were an effective way of systematically sampling trunk-utilising invertebrates, particularly Diptera...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
10.7882/FS.2001.010
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
... of wild dogs while simultaneously protecting important dingo genetic stock and providing for the continued ecological role of dingoes across the landscape. Innovative and strategic approaches are needed to create management outcomes with regards to pest management. State Forests of NSW has developed...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 658–668.
Published: 01 December 2018
...-existent for bats. Such data are vital for understanding climate change impacts and other environmental changes resulting from management practices, such as timber harvesting or fire, because of the complex and dynamic ecological processes that pervade long-lived systems like forests (Law et al. 2016...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.018
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... of four regional areas fared poorly compared to birds and mammals. In order to achieve Ecologically Sustainable Forest Management, as required under the National Forest Policy, forest management within areas remaining as production forest must establish conservation protocols that aim to minimise...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.015
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... A review is provided of research concerning forest wildlife and habitat management in southwestem Australia. We divide the research into biogeography, fauna and disturbance ecology. Many community studies have been earned out in the Darling Botanical District but no attempt has yet been made...