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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 92–109.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... We conclude that the data are consistent with the hypothesis that the Gouldian Finch suffered a major population decline in the Kimberley area in the late 1970s. We also discuss a range of “sustainable conservation” issues related to the harvest of wild birds for the avicultural trade and suggest...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 69–99.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Greg Gordon; Frances Hrdina The Queensland Koala Phascolarctos cinereus and possum harvests were regulated from 1906-1927 and 1906-1936, respectively. Before that, there was an uncontrolled harvest. Historical data from the harvest period were analysed to gain information on P. cinereus and possum...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 184–189.
Published: 10 October 2011
...Adam Munn; Nicole Payne The commercial harvest of kangaroos in Australia is regulated by various state government agencies. They control the number of kangaroos that can be harvested annually with the view to ensuring that the harvest remains ecologically and economically sustainable. In addition...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 592–607.
Published: 31 August 2022
... occupancy trend showed a stable to slight increase between 1995 and 2019, but a ~26% reduction following wildfire. The increasing trend occurred despite a long-term rainfall deficit that was punctuated by occasional above average years during the survey period. There was no evidence that timber harvesting...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 160–165.
Published: 14 October 2011
...A. Pople; S. Cairns; S. McLeod Wildlife harvesting has a long history in Australia, including obvious examples of overexploitation. Not surprisingly, there is scepticism that commercial harvesting can be undertaken sustainably. Kangaroo harvesting has been challenged regularly at Administrative...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 383–430.
Published: 14 October 2011
...Daniel Lunney This paper traces the post World War II debate over kangaroo management, and how the various parties have managed the issue to arrive at the current levels of kangaroo harvest, with particular reference to NSW and the transition of policy from culling kangaroos as an agricultural pest...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.051
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... A recent publication from the Think Tank for Kangaroos (THINKK) in the Institute of Sustainable Futures at the University of Technology Sydney evaluates the idea that eating wild harvested kangaroo meat is environmentally beneficial, compared to other meats produced on rangelands (Ben-Ami et al...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.875
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Reptile assemblages were examined retrospectively in relation to five age categories of regrowth since the last selective tree harvest ( i.e. , 0–10 years, 11–20 years, 21–40 years, 41–50 years and >50 years/virgin). The aim was to identify indicator species that showed consistent response...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.052
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
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
... Over the last twenty years, kangaroo harvesting has gained much greater public acceptance and risen in monetary value. However, most landholders still regard kangaroos mainly as pests, and are a long way from making enough money from kangaroos to encourage any shift away from their focus...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 784–800.
Published: 01 December 2018
... using two types of aircraft: fixed-wing and helicopters. The NSW Commercial Kangaroo Harvest Management Plan 2017–21 states that harvest quotas are set at between 15 and 17% of the estimated kangaroo populations. As an example of the scale and intensity of kangaroo distribution and harvesting in NSW...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 359–370.
Published: 01 January 2018
... or informal conservation reserves. State Forests which comprise 1.55 million hectares or 30% of the public estate within the coastal IFOA regions in New South Wales are managed for a variety of reasons including timber production, recreation, and conservation. While commonly associated with timber harvesting...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 301–305.
Published: 17 March 2014
...G. Lundie-Jenkins; D. W. Hoolihan; G. W. Maag Four species of macropods are commercially harvested in Queensland, red kangaroos, eastern grey kangaroos, common wallaroos and whiptail wallabies, under the control of the Nature Conservation (Macropod Harvesting) Conservation Plan 1994. Queensland's...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 658–668.
Published: 01 December 2018
... the cave and associated feeding grounds in a high rainfall gully could function as a climate refuge for the species. The second case study used acoustic detectors over a 14 year period to describe changes in bat use of forest regenerating (harvesting/fire) from the 1970s when specific environmental...
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Australian Zoologist (2004) 32 (4): 543–585.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Frances Hrdina; Greg Gordon ABSTRACT In this paper we discuss the history of the koala and possum fur trade in Queensland, based mainly on material in Queensland Government archives, and review the development of legislation and wildlife management practices. The koala and possum harvests arose...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.049
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... for harvest; maintenance of connectivity, landscape heterogeneity, and stand structural complexity within the harvest area matrix, through silvicultural constraints such as limits on the size of gaps, prescribing minimum basal area to retain, and the retention of marked habitat trees, large marri trees...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 398–409.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Peter Ampt; Alex Baumber The role of landholders in kangaroo harvesting is an issue that has been revisited often over time as circumstances continue to change within the kangaroo industry, within rural communities and within national and international conservation frameworks. It is again time...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 181–202.
Published: 01 January 2019
... with their conventional livestock. The kangaroo harvesting industry is declining and has been ineffective in reducing populations, partly due to animal rights campaigns. In recent years less than half the annual quota has been taken, and is currently only 20 %. Consequently, graziers are erecting kangaroo-proof fences...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (2): 323–350.
Published: 17 March 2014
... harvested between 1792 and 1948149 in the whole of the Australasian region. More than 1309 000 skins - 96% of the total - were taken up to 1830. Records indicate that only about 4 100 Neophoca and 5 800 Phocarctos were obtained from their respective areas. These figures must be regarded as minimal...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 443–448.
Published: 01 September 2018
... clearfell logging practices with more ecologically-sensitive Variable Retention Harvesting Systems, (3) ignored the science (including by its own researchers) on the need for a large protected area for Leadbeater's Possum, (4) altered key definitions such as those for mature trees and old growth that have...