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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 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...
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.2004.025
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 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.2007.010
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...
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...
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. ...
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 (2004) 32 (4): 605–628.
Published: 01 December 2004
... in the 1920s in the south,west, and the last specimen were collected in 1935 (Abbott 2001). Other possible causes - grazing The dominant industry across most of southern Western Australia in the early 1900s was extensive pastoralism, chiefly sheep grazing. The impact of such grazing has been invoked...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 40–74.
Published: 02 June 2014
... of the remnant habitat. Some native species have also become weedy in their growth, largely in response to the changed conditions in the landscape resulting from grazing and agricultural management practices. Diseases, pathogens and agricultural pollution Knowledge of the impact of diseases, pathogens...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 530–561.
Published: 17 March 2014
... cats as secondary factors. Much of the decline occurred before food shortages or habitat destruction caused by sheep grazing, habitat destruction caused by wheat farming, and changes in Aboriginal fire regimes. Dated and localised records of disease affecting conspicuous (often pest) species, when...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 492–500.
Published: 17 March 2014
... are congregated around breeding sites and logging is to be kept out of breeding swamps through the use of buffer zones which are also designed to protect the water quality of bogs (B. Gay, pers. comm Of most concern are the impacts of grazing on the breeding habitat of the frog (B. Gay, pen. comm This appears...
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 (2011) 35 (3): 788–809.
Published: 20 October 2011
... the clearing of native vegetation, the introduction of farming and grazing, and hydrological alteration. The hydrology of the floodplain wetlands was altered initially by manually-constructed shallow drains but later, and more drastically, by a flood mitigation scheme that involved the construction of deep...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 770–773.
Published: 20 October 2011
... as a plant community in Tasmania as a result of grazing by M. rufogriseus . At Cradle Mountain, M. fuscus occurred in alpine areas above rock barriers that prevented access by M. rufogriseus and hence allowed sufficient growth of grass to support populations of M. fuscus .This study further demonstrates...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 271–284.
Published: 14 October 2011
... of the surrounding district, along with a leaflet drop requesting information on any sightings of bell frogs from local landholders, did not reveal any additional populations. Some breeding sites have been affected by cattle grazing and by conversion of native tussock grassland to improved pasture. However...
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...
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...