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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.1991.026
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 by...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 220–230.
Published: 11 November 2020
... have been prior to European settlement. The ongoing decline of key components of the Mountain Ash ecosystem has led to it being classified as Critically Endangered and at high risk of ecosystem collapse. We argue that current forest policy and practices need to better mitigate the effects of fire on...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.018
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
.... However, legislative and policy changes in the early 1990s have largely reversed this situation. This review documents the changes in forest management that now require closer attention be given to the requirements of forest herpetofauna. We also provide an overview of research that contributes to a...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 02 February 2021
... quantitative studies. The National Forest Policy Statement (Commonwealth of Australia 1992) set goals for sustainable management of forests, and the Queensland Code of Practice for Native Forest Timber Production (Environmental Protection Agency, 2002) set standards and procedures to protect these values. In...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 359–370.
Published: 01 January 2018
... detailing the development of the current National Park reserve and management zones within State Forests is provided below: National Forest Policy detailed the requirements for a Comprehensive and Adequate Reserve System (CAR Reserve System) under the JANIS1 criteria, which aimed to protect 15% of each...
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
... National Forest Policy Statement (Commonwealth of Australia 1992) opens with the statement: “The Governments share a vision of ecologically sustainable management of Australia's forests”. The Policy Statement launched the Regional Forest Agreement (RFA) process, with its emphasis on public forests, and...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 477–486.
Published: 01 May 2020
... passive acoustic recording coupled with automated call identification as a survey method for koalas Phascolarctos cinereus . Surveys targeted areas of previously known koala activity based on scat surveys in southern forests of New South Wales where a low density of koalas is suspected. We set 24 Song...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 724–732.
Published: 01 December 2018
... boreal forests of Canada and Alaska support a boom-bust set of dynamics but the voles fluctuate independently and out of phase with the hares and there is no universal cause. © 2018 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2018 population cycles boreal forest snowshoe hares mice voles...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 443–448.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Mountain Ash forests in which it occurs. Corresponding author: david.blair@anu.edu.au © 2018 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2018 Government policy Eucalyptus regnans Victoria Central Highlands timber harvesting logging wildfire conservation principles Gymnobelideus...
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
... were many conflicts over forest practices which obscured the great progress that had been made. There have been recent developments with government inquiries and political innovations resulting in the National Forest Policy Statement, the development of Regional Forest Agreements, and new forest...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 23–27.
Published: 17 March 2014
... - Forest Use. AGPS; Canberra. COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA, 1992. A new focus for Australia's forests. Draft national forest policy statement. AGPS, July 1992. EBY, P., 1991. Finger-winged night workers: managing forests to conserve the role of Grey-headed Flying Foxes as pollinators and seed...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 07 July 2021
... flight practices. We reviewed scientific literature on drone flights conducted to approach wildlife and collated and quantified references to factors that should be considered in the development of guidelines and policies. The most referenced controllable factors were approach distance, noise emissions...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 633–645.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Alan York; Tom Lewis ABSTRACT Fire is a common feature of Australian forests and prescribed burning is a routine management strategy, often utilised to mitigate the effects of wildfire. However, the impacts of fire on terrestrial invertebrates are poorly understood. Here we provide an overview of...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 22 April 2021
... that feral cats are widespread within protected areas. The second aim of our study was to examine the WildCount data for behavioural patterns of the canid species. Foxes and dingoes/wild dogs significantly separated within two sub-formations of dry sclerophyll forest based on the Keith (2004...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 379–391.
Published: 01 May 2020
... University of Sydney, NSW, 2006, Australia. 10 Biodiversity and Conservation Division, NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment, Dubbo, NSW 2830, Australia 11 School of Earth, Atmospheric and Life Sciences, University of Wollongong, NSW 2522 Australia 12 Forest Science, NSW Primary Industries...
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
... southern NSW in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Most recently, I have participated in the writing and development of the National Forest Policy (early 1990s), the consequent Comprehensive Regional Assessments (CRAs), and the negotiations for the resultant Regional Forest Agreements (RFA). Finally, I have...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 27 October 2020
... first-tier sub-components of the SES, propose second-tier variables specific to the SES (referring to past history or experiences of relevant actors and government resource policies), and identify pathways or interactions for testing (e.g., the influence of scientific evidence on policy, development of...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 16 October 2020
... associated regulation and policy, addresses the management of Dingoes and other free-roaming dogs such that the dilemma is perceived rather than actual. The main new legal operand in New South Wales is the Biosecurity Act 2015, but other States have similar legislation. Here we outline the application of...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 58–73.
Published: 01 October 2020
... appropriateness of placing wild-born animals with exhibitors, and policy deficiencies resulting in placements that are not necessarily the best possible welfare outcome for the animal nor the best possible conservation outcome for the species. As non-releasable animals present themselves under a wide range of...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 19 July 2021
... peri-urban area covering the beam of a torch (235 lm) directly onto the light sensors. approximately 4 ha of open pasture and is surrounded by A unit was recorded as technically functional if the device eucalypt forest and woodland. The resident kangaroo sound alarm was triggered. For each unit, we...