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Australian Zoologist (2014) 24 (1): 73–80.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Gordon Grigg This paper argues that the best way to counter the spread of deserts in our marginal grazing lands may be to initiate a marketing drive for kangaroo products, raising prices to an extent that will encourage graziers to reduce their traditional hard-footed stock in favour of free-range...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 364–372.
Published: 04 June 2013
.... Ellis, M., Drielsma, M., Mazzer, E., Baignet, E., 2007. Clearing, grazing and reservation, assessing regional impacts of vegetation management on the fauna of south western New South Wales. Pp 102-131 Animals of Arid Australia: Out on their Own, edited by C. Dickman, D. Lunney, and S. Burgin. Royal...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.045
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... in population densities where grazing has occurred. There has also been some fragmentation of populations in the south eastern parts of the study area in response to clearing for cropping. It is envisioned that the modelling will be used to predict the impacts of various landuse proposals for the region being...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.047
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... rainfalls. The result has been a homogenisation of the landscape for grazing by livestock, and sacrifice of the vegetation and soils around AWP through the formation of grazing piospheres. The reservation of some former pastoral properties to create national parks has led to water management policies...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.025
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Forest management practices, such as prescribed burning and cattle grazing, have come under increasing scrutiny due to their potential to cause damage to local ecosystems. This study examined the impacts of these practices on ant communities at Bauple State Forest in south-east Queensland. Ant...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.043
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... The small mammal fauna of cattle-grazed and moderately frequently-burnt forest areas was compared with that of ungrazed forest using systematic replicated live-trapping over 18 months at 12 sites in north-eastern New South Wales. Nine species of small mammals were captured during the study...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.845
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Cattle have been grazed in the forested areas of northern NSW for over 150 years. While this practice is considered to have significant benefits for forest management and the local economy, the combined effects of grazing and fire has raised concerns about the impact of this composite management...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.860
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Forest management practices, such as prescribed burning and cattle grazing, have come under increasing scrutiny due to their potential to cause damage to local ecosystems. This study examined the impacts of these practices on ant communities at Bauple State Forest in south-east Queensland. Ant...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.018
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... 26 ant, 90 beetle and 44 spider morpho-species. Dominant ant, beetle and spider morpho-species, as well as functional groups , are described. The effect of grazing on the ant, beetle and spider invertebrate richness and relative abundance was examined from randomly established plots. Changes...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.020
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... We examined patterns in the abundance and species richness of arthropods in Australian rangelands, and explored the potential for using different biotic groups (plants, vertebrates and arthropods) as indicators of grazing impact. The most diverse and abundant arthropods in pitfall-traps were...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (3): 480–486.
Published: 02 March 2021
...David Pollock We have never been able to rest our country. Pastoralists could move the sheep or the cattle from the paddock, but 61 per cent of the grazing by goats and kangaroos remains. This continual grazing of the most valuable plant species, to their local extinction, has left the land...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.006
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... After 150 years of European occupation, the landscapes of semi-arid western New South Wales have changed substantially. The fundamental cause is grazing by domestic stock, and attempts by graziers to survive financially. Comparison of early survey plans with contemporary surveys of “Myall...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 432–442.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Alistair Glen; Jeff Short The sheep grazing industry has been an economic mainstay of New South Wales from the early period of European settlement. The dingo quickly established itself as a predator of sheep and a pest of the pastoral industry. In the latter decades of the nineteenth century...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 610–628.
Published: 01 September 2017
... was also evaluated using ordination analyses. We found that native vertebrates, dominated by Sminthopsinae , were the most important prey. However, Mus musculus were detected significantly more than Sminthopsinae across the region. Sminthopsinae were detected most frequently in traps in grazing landscapes...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 379–389.
Published: 01 June 2017
... you could do.” He claims that if we stop eating grazing animals and turn to a vegetarian diet then we will need to farm an additional area the size of Victoria plus Tasmania to meet our nutritional needs. Compared to rangeland grazing, clearing such large areas for crops means a loss of the vegetation...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.010
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... in an area with an abundant black rat population. We examined impacts on three key biodiversity elements considered flagships for the sanctuary concept: the endangered wattle Acacia terminalis , seedlings of which are vulnerable to rat grazing; the nests of small passerine birds which are vulnerable to rat...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.004
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... benefits to woolgrowers, because kangaroos at typical densities are a much smaller component of the total grazing pressure (TGP) than is generally assumed. This is because the factor of 0.7 DSE (dry sheep equivalent), by which kangaroo numbers are translated into forage lost to sheep, is an overestimate...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021) 42 (1): 56–70.
Published: 19 July 2021
... resting or grazing, and kangaroos detected the acoustic signal up to 50 m away. While virtual fencing operates effectively and is a low-cost roadkill mitigation option that can be applied to the urban environment, more research is needed to better understand the effect of its acoustic and visual signals...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 181–202.
Published: 01 January 2019
... based on total grazing pressure that takes account of densities of other herbivores. It would reverse the situation where landholders are expected to carry an unstated number of animals that has no relationship to the carrying capacity of their properties, seasonal conditions or competing land uses...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 146–153.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., total grazing pressure. The implication was that kangaroo meat would be marketed for human consumption, relying on its low fat, high protein characteristics, making it a healthier alternative to traditional livestock. Eating wild meat is not a new idea; humans were hunter gatherers until the last 8–10...