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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.020
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... reserve system within forests and to encourage more conservative land-use practices in forests outside of parks and reserves. Without the adoption of these steps in the short term, it is unlikely that the ecological integrity of many forest ecosystems will be maintained in the long term. As a consequence...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 1–4.
Published: 07 September 2012
...Lisa Cawthen; Markus Utesch; Nina Koch; Sarah Munks Riparian zones are an important habitat for a range of bat species and, as a consequence, understanding whether land use practices such as timber harvesting influence their use is important for conservation and management. This small-scale study...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (4): 632–641.
Published: 17 March 2014
... sighted in the eastern part of the catchment, where rainfall is lower and mudstone is the dominant geology. The absence of platypus sightings from some rivers needs further investigation as it may reflect geology, stream ecology or land use practices. Smaller waterbodies such as farm dams and creeks...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.042
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... practices are having major impacts on this temporally dynamic archipelago of unique refugia and comparatively few patches remain. These thickets are not renowned for their vertebrate faunas but are inhabited by relatively diverse invertebrate communities including many undocumented land snails. Land snails...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.011
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
..., its mesic communities. The intimate association of land snails with rainforest, and vegetation types in general, suggests that they have strong predictive value in identifying moist refugia and significant areas for biodiversity conservation. While land snails have a number of practical advantages...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.069
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... for insect specimens for use in research, education, natural history documentaries, personal interests and various other applications. The farm operates under recognized and approved ecologically sustainable principles and practices. The Australian Insect Farm is essentially a conservation-based approach...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.015
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... The revolution advocated in this forum is that Australia move away from its European farming practices, as suggested by Australian Museum Director Michael Archer and others, and utilise native plants and animals on an ecologically sustainable basis. For example, developing a consumer market...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.004
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... This chapter reviews recent developments in the economics of the environment with special reference to forest fauna. While economics can make a substantial contribution to broad land-use decisions, it is less useful in day-to-day management decisions. Efficient allocation of resources...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.029
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... soils, irrespective of land tenure, if continued, will probably have the most damaging of impacts on Australia's native fauna. In that same context the evidence indicates that whilst such land clearing continues, concern over threats to our native fauna by current forestry practices would...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.032
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... of a general reduction in the extent of old-growth forest. Species targeted for management emphasis should change with each management practice, and as the requirements for high priority species are met Disputes about the adequacy of biological data to make land-use decisions should centre on whether...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.091
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
...-term viability of urban wetlands relies on the ability of managers to balance aesthetics and conservation on the one hand, with recreational land use issues on the other. Next to the management of human recreation, the management of problem fauna, including native species that have the potential...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 467–479.
Published: 14 July 2020
... increases, pressure from the public may result and shape future management actions, including restricting the use of lethal control practices like poison baiting on public lands. As such, public attitudes should be incorporated into decision-making, and appropriate communication strategies need...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 85–91.
Published: 01 June 1990
... is the impact and legacy of European settle- ment, land-use practices and attitudes on the environ- ment of New South Wales. In New South Wales, European settlement and land- use grossly modified the landscape and, apart from causing the extinction of native animal and plant species, has left a legacy of 1 OOOs...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.015
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
.... The total area of National Park in the Region has more than doubled with 425,000 hectares of forest changing tenure from State Forest immediately. Logging is no longer permitted in all publicly-owned (i.e. National Park, State Forest and leasehold land) rainforest and almost 100% of wet sclerophyll habitats...
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
... legislation, including the regulation of forestry on private lands. With the Comprehensive, Representative and Adequate reserve system now in place, and sophisticated fauna protocols in use in forest operations, we can be optimistic about the conservation of the forest fauna providing long-term research...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 49–53.
Published: 01 June 1990
... species studies or reserving small parcels of land as national parks or nature reserves. 2. We should cease agricultural practices that are mining our soils and individual land use practices need to conform to the need for sustainable produc- tion. 3. Without immediate and direct action, we will see...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 148–156.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., and the moderation of local, if not global, climates. Do we need to change? Australia's most serious environmental problems are largely the consequence of inappropriate agricultural activities and it is impossible to escape the conclusion that current land use practices in Australia are unsustainable. The clearing...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/CAFF.1991
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2004) 32 (4): 586–596.
Published: 01 December 2004
... and private land. The Tasmanian Forest Practices Code (Forest Practices Board 2000) requires that threatened species listed under the Tasmanian Threatened Species Protection Act 1995, or the Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999, be taken into account during planning...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.7882/9780958608527
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7