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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 306–314.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Aidan Davison; Ben Ridder Interest in urban nature has grown rapidly over recent years in Australia, and not just amongst ecologists and conservationists. Policy makers, social scientists, community groups, the media and urban residents in general have also begun to think about, represent...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 42 (1): 95–110.
Published: 04 August 2021
...David Milledge; Norman Graham; Jill Smith ABSTRACT A population of the Northern Long-nosed Potoroo Potorous tridactylus tridactylus in Tyagarah Nature Reserve on the far north coast of New South Wales was first recorded in 1985. In 1992, a cage-trapping study captured 15 individuals in the central...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 257–271.
Published: 01 January 2018
.... 2014). This does not mean that reserves are not important for biodiversity conservation. Reserves are important, but need to be part of a conservation system designed following ecological principles with the goal of protecting the continental biota and integrated with comprehensive off reserve nature...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 26 (1): 11–21.
Published: 25 January 2015
...J. F. Whitehouse With the establishment of the National Parks and Wildlife Service in New South Wales in 1967 a major programme commenced to establish a comprehensive reserve system for nature conservation as well as other purposes. As at 30 June, 1988 this system consisted of 68 National Parks...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 511–518.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Steven Sass Nombinnie Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area form a large reserve system of 116,000 hectares in central western New South Wales. Systematic surveys for reptile fauna in 2003 revealed 204 individuals from 33 species from within five different vegetation communities. A review...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 86–87.
Published: 17 March 2014
... knowledge of natural history and the natural environment. The book should also serve well in the armoury of more experienced biologists who may be interested or engaged on work in the Blue Mountains area. Individual species known from the area are described under the major headings: mammals, birds, reptiles...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 24 (2): 94–99.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Klaus Henle During two herpetofaunal surveys in February and March 1985 27 species of amphibians and reptiles were found in Yathong Nature Reserve. Mallee sandridges were richer in number of specimens than mallee on flat sandy soil. Open grassland, strongly influenced by former landuse, was less...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 419–425.
Published: 17 March 2014
... vegetation. Mammal survey Seven Mile Beach Comerong island Open forest Littoral rainforest Remnant vegetation Bennett, A. F., 1987. Conservation of mammals within a fragmented forest environment: the contributions of insular biogeography and autecology. Chapter 4 Pp. 41-52 in Nature...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 175–191.
Published: 07 February 2013
...J. G. Garden Quanda Nature Reserve was originally established in 1963 to conserve the remnant old growth mallee vegetation and its suspected Malleefowl, Leipoa ocellata , population. This study reports on the first detailed fauna survey of the reserve since its establishment. Eleven survey...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.005
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... Parklands are places of social interaction as well as habitats for complex non-human ecologies. These two processes - interacting with natural environments and with social groups - are connected and need to be considered together. In this paper I explore how cultural diversity and historical...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.007
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.096
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... Art, for us, has the potential power to activate the soul, the conscience and the imagination of society. We are public artists working with nature in the urban and suburban contexts. The topic of the paper is an environment rehabilitation project in Fairfield, in western Sydney, called...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.012
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.023
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
... There are two philosophies about relationships between humans and nature, anthropocentric and ecocentric. Societies holding an anthropocentric view consider humans and nature to be separate. In contrast, societies with an ecocentric philosophy view humans as an integral part of nature...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.060
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 94–96.
Published: 01 June 1990
...Allen E. Strom Whitehouse paper cuts Gordian knot Sharon Sullivan Australian Heritage Commission, Canberra My primary professional field is not nature conserva- tion, and my comments do not therefore relate to the detailed technicalities of this paper. Rather I am com- menting as someone who needs...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 96–100.
Published: 01 June 1990
...J. F. Whitehouse of Lands for a couple of year and it is not difficult to under- stand why the "parks for the people" theme was dominant The tragedy seemed to me to be that in 1966 the endeavours of the Fauna Panel to set up a system of nature reserves based on the very factors which Whitehouse...
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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): 78.
Published: 01 June 1990
...D. F. McMichael The selection of land for nature conservation purposes in New South Wales D. F. McMichael Former Director, National Parks and Wildlife Service of NSW P.O. Box 4, Monaro Crescent, A.C.T. 2603 John Whitehouse's review of the intellectual assump- tions that have served to "drive...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 83–84.
Published: 01 June 1990
... and non-government conservation and natural resource based organizations. If the NPWS of New South Wales is to be concerned with a sound basis to reserve selection and management a greater prcportion of funds should be directed towards survey, information systems, applied research, land acquisition...