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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.2004.860
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 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...
Journal Articles
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
... by AWP closure and the remnant fauna is likely to be that most resistant to the former impacts of livestock grazing. We offer recommendations about water management policies in respect to the pastoral inheritance of AWP and the conversion of pastoral properties to national parks. ...
Journal Articles
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...
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 (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...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 27 October 2020
...Warren Schofield ABSTRACT The impact of predation by dingoes/wild dogs on livestock creates extreme amounts of stress, angst and anger within rural communities. How do we return to a well-managed landscape and once again have positive communication between stakeholders? Wild dogs attack livestock...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 251–264.
Published: 14 October 2011
... H725 H30 Smith, M.A. 1986. Impacts of feral horses grazing on rangelands: An overview. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 6: 236-38. Impacts of feral horses grazing on rangelands: An overview Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 6 236 38 Thomas, J.W., Robinson, R.M. and Marburger...
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 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.041
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... and abundance have been linked to the direct and indirect impacts of pastoralism. Grazing by livestock is the main “direct” impact of pastoral activity and has resulted in widespread changes in habitat structure and a decrease in primary productivity. The loss in primary productivity may have reduced...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 118–128.
Published: 01 January 2019
... in Australia (Woinarski et al. 2015). The sustained biocontrol of rabbits has been shown to cause both top-down and bottom-up biodiversity impacts, not only removing grazing pressure and direct competition with native mammals, but also leading to a long-term reduction of feral cat and fox populations. Due...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 36 (4): 404–412.
Published: 28 January 2014
...Murray Ellis As part of regional biological surveys 51 sites were established in the rangelands of western New South Wales, Australia. To investigate the impacts of pit size, drift fence material and fence configuration on capture rates small vertebrates each site consisted of two 20 l bucket traps...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 261–264.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., A.C., McCosker, J.C., Hannah, D.S., Thurgate, N.Y., Woinarski, J.C.Z. and Catteral, C.P. 2000. Clearing and grazing impacts on vegetation patch structures and fauna counts in eucalypt woodland, Central Queensland. Pacific Conservation Biology 6: 254-272. Clearing and grazing impacts on vegetation...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 610–628.
Published: 01 September 2017
... for effort. Studies have shown that moderate to high grazing intensity can have significant impacts on small mammal diversity and abundance by severely degrading the quality of ground cover and soil compaction (Legge et al. 2011). However, grazing impacts appear to be less pronounced for Sminthopsinae...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.013
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... Shifts in the geographic range towards higher altitudes are anticipated for many species in south-eastern Australia in response to future climate warming. This is particularly the case for the Snowy Mountains, where a substantial reduction in the snow cover is expected to have a major impact...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 102–117.
Published: 01 January 2019
... suitable shelter from the weather and predators, and open grassy patches for this specialised grazing species to feed on (ACT Government 2010; Coulson 2008). With the variation in abundance of this species across its distribution, the level of impact will also vary. Appropriate management of the population...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2004) 32 (4): 605–628.
Published: 01 December 2004
... factors in overall decline, and the impact of closer settlement was important in localised declines. These, and other factors commonly cited as reasons for mammal decline (grazing and land clearing), are evaluated. The factors suggested by Shortridge for overall decline are potentially interlinked: feral...