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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.013
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... for such an enquiry, three main timber production eras and some of their landscape impacts are outlined. Environmental history is a neglected field of scholarly interest in Australia. Detailed exploration of the relationship between today’s forest fauna and past forest management, especially at the regional level...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.988
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
..., biodiversity assessments and the State of the Forest reports and urge that state and national commitments to research-oriented monitoring and long-term studies be taken up in a more determined fashion, along with a deeper engagement with forest history and community knowledge. One can look at either side...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.1022
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... This paper gives an account of the development of fauna conservation as a positive requirement of forest management in the State Forests of New South Wales from the 1970s to the present time. Wildlife management was not part of the forestry curriculum in the 1950s and it was assumed...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.1039
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... In my view, the wildlife in the State Forests of NSW in 2004 has the best and most secure management regime of any production forests in the world. The support for this view is based on the following account. Over the past 30 years I have been directly involved with the management of forest...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 28 December 2020
... of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia. 3Division of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20013-7012, United States of America. 4 Australian Museum Research Institute, Australian...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.009
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... In 1996, Government directives began a transition to conform logging in Western Australia's State forests to principles of ecologically sustainable forest management (ESFM). To place this in a historical context, we reviewed the history of the logging of jarrah Eucalyptus marginata forests...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 02 September 2021
... of sightings and admission records 1997 2011 Rolf SchlaglothADE, Flavia SantamariaAD, Alistair MelzerA, Marie, R. KeatleyB, Wayne HoustonC AKoala Research - CQ, School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton, Qld 4702, Australia. BSchool of Forest and Ecosystem...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.003
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... provided by the British forest historian Oliver Rackham is to see each forest as a unique entity, with its own history, including its pre-European history, and each deserving of special study. If Rackham is right in describing Australia as a miniature planet, then we cannot go elsewhere and start again...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 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 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.007
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... of wood fibre of suitable price and quality for competitive papermaking. The evolution of the Japanese paper industry and the exploitative history of forests in south east NSW interacted to create the opportunity to establish such a supply in Australia for the Japanese papermaker Daishowa Paper...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.004
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... and vertebrates used by forest birds as food changes seasonally and from year to year within and between forest areas and the pattern of resource abundance, which is partly a consequence of fire history, must be part of all plans of management. If the goal is the conservation of forest birds in perpetuity...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.033
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
..., forest structure and logging history. Koalas preferred structurally complex, uneven-aged forests with some mature and oldgrowth elements, a large basal area, and mixed species associations dominated by tallowwood, grey gum and forest oak. Koalas were least abundant in plantations and structurally uniform...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.024
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... The Ku-ring-gai local government area is a veritable hot bed of biological diversity as the area is peppered with numerous habitat types that support over 800 plant, at least 170 fungi and over 690 fauna species. The area plays and important part in Australia's cultural and natural history...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 220–230.
Published: 11 November 2020
... between: (1) the severity of fires and logging history, (2) post-fire bird population recovery and long-term climate and short-term weather conditions, and (3) impacts on forest soils. The structure and landscape composition of the Mountain Ash ecosystem has been radically altered over the last century...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 26–42.
Published: 01 January 2016
... abundant in logged sites and during the second survey, whereas the Scute-snouted Calyptotis Calyptotis scutirostrum had higher densities in unlogged sites and in the first count. However, species richness did not vary significantly with logging history, forest type or count. Stephens' Banded Snake...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.033
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... We review the habitat, distribution and conservation status of bat species known to occur in Tasmania. There are eight resident species of native bat in Tasmania; Gould's Wattled Bat Chalinolobus gouldii , Chocolate Wattled Bat C. morio , Large Forest Bat Vespadelus darlingtoni , Southern...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 658–668.
Published: 01 December 2018
... harvest history, the presence of control unlogged catchments and replication at the scale of small catchments. Unlogged forest here provides a variety of niches for different bat species including canopy gaps, space between canopy and understorey, a dense shrub layer and many hollows. In contrast young...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 449–466.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... The patterns of landuse in the region contributed to interactions between elevation, forest type and management history (logging, fire and grazing) which restricted inferences about the habitat requirements of animals. Forest types occurring at either end of the elevational (wet-dry) gradient (Alpine Ash...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 214–227.
Published: 01 January 2018
... or karri (see Wardell Johnson et al. 1997). Inland, these forests grade into woodland and mallee dominated bioregions extensively deforested for agriculture. In each bioregion, forests occur in a matrix of vegetation types reflecting an extraordinarily long, complex geological and climatic history...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 713–723.
Published: 01 December 2018
... opportunistic, FATS established a series of regular survey locations within Wallingat State Forest (SF) and these sites have been routinely surveyed twice a year since 1994. In addition, opportunistic surveys were also undertaken for other fauna. The data collected from these surveys were dutifully reported...