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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.2004.067
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... The paper examines the Commonwealth and New South Wales threatened species legislation from the perspective of local communities and a local government seeking to protect threatened species. Both the Commonwealth and State legislation are identified potentially to be useful tools, providing...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1998.025
EISBN: 9780958608503
... There is growing recognition of the crucial role councils may play in biodiversity conservation. Various problems serve to thwart Local Government’s potential, including fiscal constraints, fragmentation of jurisdiction and outdated values. To date, much attention has focused on development...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 468–476.
Published: 01 May 2020
...., species richness) for these urban greenspaces. Citizen science projects are continuously improving our understanding of ecology at broad temporal and spatial scales. But, many conservation-relevant decisions are idiosyncratic and made at small management scales (e.g., local government). Given a general...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 180–187.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of the glider and included an estimate of population size and identified a habitat corridor in the Broulee area. The local government then requested concurrence from the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service. A ‘condition of concurrence’ was that a policy be developed by the Local Government...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 12 July 2021
... of New South Wales (NSW), some 200 km south of Sydney 35o05 latitude and 150o41 longitude Aubrey Elliott initially lived at the Old home till 1932 (Figures 1-3) in the Shoalhaven local government then moved about one kilometre south to a new property, area. I define the study area as the land from...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 124–138.
Published: 01 October 2020
... threatened species 1999). In particular, large tracts of foraging habitat have Figure 1. Known flying-fox camps in the Eurobodalla been lost in coastal areas, which supported an abundance Shire local government area.The inset map shows the of winter-flowering trees (Eby and Law 2008). location of the...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 430–456.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Gary Opit ABSTRACT A citizen science project was begun on 11 February 1997 with a regular live-to-air wildlife talkback segment on ABC North Coast NSW Local Radio. Listeners were encouraged to phone in to report interesting observations. This public endeavour aimed to promote interest in wildlife...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 605–627.
Published: 01 June 2020
... reporting; (3) the effectiveness of the NWC, local veterinary services and government as supporters of the sector; and (4) future aspirations for wildlife rehabilitation. Individually licensed wildlife rehabilitators were not asked to assess wildlife rehabilitation groups. The questionnaire comprised both...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 02 March 2021
...David Pollock ABSTRACT 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...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 254–282.
Published: 03 December 2020
..., attending meetings and participating in training held by their local groups is a positive step in establishing stronger relations with the sector. Connecting veterinary professionals to volunteers has helped develop the government s codes of practice and improved standards of animal care in New South Wales...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 02 February 2021
...), professional fishers, universities, four-wheel drive and fishing groups, media outlets, other Federal, State and Local government departments, Fraser Island Natural Integrity and Alliance conservation group, and advocacy groups such as Fraser Island Defenders Organisation and Save Fraser Island Dingoes Inc...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 02 February 2021
... used for developing local conservation strategies for the species in North Queensland. Corresponding author: carly@4elementsconsulting.com.au © 2021 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2021 radio-tracking ecology high elevation threatened home range diet den 2021 A...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 27 October 2020
... first-tier sub-components of the SES, propose second-tier variables specific to the SES (referring to past history or experiences of relevant actors and government resource policies), and identify pathways or interactions for testing (e.g., the influence of scientific evidence on policy, development of...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 October 2020
... camps must find southern Sydney, NSW. The population of this local a balance between their legal obligations and meeting the government area comprises more than 200,000 residents needs of the community. over an area of 370 square km. A large proportion of this area is natural bushland managed by the NSW...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 19 July 2021
... functioned well technically under a range competing demands for transport infrastructure funding of installation parameters, our study does not indicate if (Australian Local Government Association 2019). installation parameters alter the fence s effectiveness in alerting wildlife. For instance, while units...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 07 July 2021
... eliminating the risk of human Anthropogenic disturbance to wildlife is an important mortality in the event of aircraft collisions (Chabot and concern for land managers, researchers, communities and Bird 2012; Anderson and Galston 2013). government agencies (Gruas et al. 2020; Marion et al. 2020). Disturbance...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 04 June 2021
...: 49. Evaluation Plan 2020-2022. Local Recovery Team, Cudlee Creek Local Recovery Committee, Community Reference Group, Jenner, B. 1995. Observations of cannibalism by pygmy and Government of South Australia. Accessed 02 February copperheads (Austrelaps labialis). Herpetofauna 25: 54. 2021...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 186–193.
Published: 30 September 2020
... support colonies. This work was funded by the NSW Government and the University of New Figure 2. A volunteer flying-fox carer picks up a donated supply of fruit from her local Woolworths store. Photo, D. Johnson. Figure 3. Chopped fruit is laid out across a feeding station to ensure the large number of...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 80–85.
Published: 01 October 2020
... quinquefasciatus , Coquillettidia linealis and Mansonia uniformis . However, adaptive management of freshwater wetlands for wildlife conservation or vegetation management can alter the local environmental conditions and may provide opportunities for other mosquito species to exploit these habitats. A series of...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 205–213.
Published: 30 September 2020
... doing the monitoring. Technical solutions alone will not create a cohesive network of people whose local efforts are pooled to create robust flyway-scale monitoring. *Corresponding author: r.fuller@uq.edu.au monitoring conservation shorebirds East Asian-Australasian Flyway 2021...