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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 371–396.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Daniel Lunney ABSTRACT This paper a) gives an historical view of national parks and other protected areas since the 19th century, b) gives a history of national parks and nature reserves in NSW, c) shows how recent has been the recognition that fauna conservation depends upon protected areas, d...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 39–47.
Published: 17 March 2014
...J. F. Whitehouse ADAMS, A. B. (ed), 1964. First World Conference on National Parks. US Government Printing Office: Washington, DC. First World Conference on National Parks ELLIOT, H. (ed), 1974. Second World Conference on National Parks: Yellowstone and Grand Teton National...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 201–208.
Published: 07 February 2013
...Shelley Burgin; Nigel Hardiman Historically, most people have tended to visit national parks for ‘rest, relaxation and reinvigoration’, typically resulting in moderate ecological impacts. However, increasingly, recreation in natural areas is including ‘adventure’ sports. One such recreation/sport...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 1–8.
Published: 04 October 2011
... incidents and issues over the last decade provide an insight into some noteworthy achievements and some particular challenges. The reflections that follow are inescapably personal in nature, coloured by the stresses and anxieties that go with leading the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 101–107.
Published: 01 June 1990
...Daniel Lunney © 1990 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 1990 EDITORIAL Nature Conservation Debate: Bats; National Parks; and State of the Nation Daniel Lunney Editor, Australian Zoologist On February 28, 1989 I listened as John Whitehouse, then the Director of National Parks...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 75.
Published: 01 June 1990
... reseives in New South Wales 1967- 1989. Aust. Zoo/. 26(1): 11-21. National Parks and Wildlife: Nature conservationists or political puppets? Shelley Burgin Department of Applied Sciences, University of Western Sydney, Hawkesbury, Richmond 2753 I can't help wondering if John Whitehouse believes...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 92–93.
Published: 01 June 1990
...Richard Mason © 1990 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 1990 A National Parks Association viewpoint on "Conserving what"? Richard Mason Convenor, Reserves Committee, National Parks Association of New South Wales John Whitehouse seeks to raise debate on the criteria, especially...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.008
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... that ‘off reserve’ or ‘new reserve’ efforts should be integrated into and build on existing national parks if the agreed goal of whole of landscape conservation is to be achieved. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.053
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... In May 2001 the Grey-headed Flying-fox was listed on Schedule 2 of the Threatened Species Conservation (TSC) Act. The NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service (NPWS) now has a regulatory role in the protection of the ‘camps’, or roosting colonies, of this species wherever they may occur...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2001.009
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
... there are no pure dingoes. There is little evidence to support the widely-held belief that dingoes or other wild dogs limit the distribution or abundance of foxes in NSW. In 1995-96, dingoes and other wild dogs occurred in 133 of NPWS national parks and nature reserves (2.32 million ha), most of which are east...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 698–712.
Published: 01 December 2018
...A.W. White; S. Travers ABSTRACT The long-term impacts of mining on frog communities have received scant attention in published literature. This study presents a 38-year survey of two sites bordering a sand mine at Bridge Hill in the Myall Lakes National Park, New South Wales (NSW). Mining occurred...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 713–723.
Published: 01 December 2018
... threatened species), 40 reptile species (including 2 threatened species), 30 mammal species (including 6 threatened species) and over 100 bird species (including 5 threatened species). These data paved the way for the gazetting of 6,557 ha of Wallingat SF to become Wallingat National Park (NP...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 469–479.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Tsuyoshi Kobayashi; Timothy J. Ralph; Jamie Lobb; Jan Miller; Gunther Theischinger; Simon J. Hunter; Stephen J. Jacobs ABSTRACT Fires are a common occurrence in Australian terrestrial ecosystems. A large fire occurred in January 2013 within and adjacent to the Warrumbungle National Park, near...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 147–160.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Michael J. Murphy A survey of the herpetofauna of Yarrigan National Park (NP), in the southern Pilliga forest in northern inland New South Wales, was done over the period 2011 to 2013. The total identified herpetofauna community comprised 11 frog species (three families) and 35 reptiles (10...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 23–28.
Published: 20 March 2014
...Debbie Andrew; David Koffel; Glenn Harvey; Ken Griffiths; Michael Fleming At dusk on the 20 March 2012 bird watcher David Koffel observed a large gliding possum glide between trees at the southern end of Lady Carrington Drive in Royal National Park. David reported his observation to the Royal...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 79–84.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Darren Shelly Four localities within the Warrumbungle National Park were investigated for the presence of the Brush-tailed Rock-wallaby. Direct observation and faecal pellet identification were used to indicate the animal's presence. Results showed that only Chalkers Mountain had the macropods...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 419–425.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Peninsula: a survey of the natural resources of Department of Defence controlled land. Australian National Parks and Wildlife Service, Canberra. Beecroft Peninsula: a survey of the natural resources of Department of Defence controlled land Eby, P., 1995. The biology and management of flying foxes...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 223–232.
Published: 17 March 2014
... to them being grouped into the same foraging guild. These four species occur in sympatry at Myall Lakes National Park, 300 km north of Sydney. Discriminant function analysis was used to test for any differential use of habitat between the four species. Malurus cyaneus was observed more often in open...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 17–38.
Published: 17 March 2014
...A.S. Kutt; J.E. Kemp; K.R. McDonald; Y. Williams; S.E. Williams; H.B. Hines; J-M. Hero; G. Torr The patterns of composition and distribution of vertebrate fauna in Queensland's tropical savannas are poorly known. The sandstone landscapes of White Mountains National Park are considered...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 295–305.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Southeastern Australia (Table 1). The observations were opportunistic, having been made by the authors during regular drives at night along the Boboyan Road through mixed montane Eucalyptus woodland in Namadgi National Park, ACT. Observations were made either within the headlight illumination...