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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.032
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... and Wildlife Service (NPWS) since the protection of flying-foxes in 1986. A NPWS Policy was developed on this issue in 1998. It provides for licences to be issued to harm a limited number of protected species by gunshot only. The policy does not cover threatened species. The recent change in the conservation...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 327–328.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., R., 1988. The Koala: a Natural History. New South Wales University Press: Sydney. The Koala: a Natural History Lunney, D., Urquhart, C. A. and Reed, P. (eds), 1990. Koala Summit: Managing Koalas in New South Wales. New South Wales NPWS: Sydney. Koala Summit: Managing Koalas in New South...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 58–73.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Matthew Mo; Robert Oliver ABSTRACT Although the ultimate goal of wildlife rehabilitation is to return animals to the wild, some are permanently unable to be released. Some non-releasable animals may be suitable for permanent care. The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) has the statutory...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.040
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... The National Parks & Wildlife Service (NPWS) on the far north coast of NSW has been involved with issues of flying-fox damage to fruit crops since the early 1980s. Although shooting is an ineffective method of crop protection and is not the one preferred by the majority of fruit growers...
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 (2015) 37 (4): 492–500.
Published: 01 September 2015
... were reported to the New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service (NSW NPWS) and recorded into the NSW NPWS Marine Fauna Events Database. Cetacean incident data was used to look for trends in cetacean mortality and debilitation, and baseline information on population dynamics including age...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 71–81.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and Natural Resources. The conservation value of small woodland remnants on the New South Wales South Western Slopes: a case study from Wagga Wagga Michael J. Murphy NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service, NPWS Northern Zone, Locked Bag 914, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450 ABSTRACT A Survey...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 229–237.
Published: 17 March 2014
... preceding Green s study also contained no remains of M. fuscus (Chris Howard NPWS pers. comm. 2000). Given this, failure to find evidence of the presence of M. fuscus or to trap it in some areas (Green 2000) was not a result of either the search or trapping technique but may be indicative of a decline...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (4): 608–609.
Published: 17 March 2014
... M33936). Morphometric data for the specimen include forearm 33.7 mm, fifth digit 37.5 mm, tibia 10.7 mm and tail 34.2 mm. The full list of bats captured at the site is in Table 1. The first record of the Hairy-nosed Freetail Bat in New South Wales Murray Ellis NSW NPWS, PO Box 1007, DUBBO NSW 2830 Email...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 26 (1): 11–21.
Published: 25 January 2015
..., 185 Nature Reserves, 22 State Recreation Areas, 13 Historic Sites and nine Aboriginal Areas covering 3.7 million hectares or about 4.62% of the land area of New South Wales (NPWS 1988). Much of the conservation biology literature which examines the principles of reserve design (e.g., Soule and Wilcox...
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Australian Zoologist (2022)
Published: 09 May 2022
... associated with a particular habitat type in Australia. There has also been a considerable quantity of unpublished herpetofauna survey work including Date and Paull (2000), NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) (2000), Kavanagh et al. (2017) and Skewes et al. (2020). Information from these sources...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.093
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... appropriate is current NPWS policy and management practice? The solution to the conundrum will require improvements to management strategies, further research and sustained education programs. ...
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.2001.014
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
... Newsome. The NSW NPWS recognises that “wild dogs, including dingoes, cause substantial livestock losses and there is an expectation by rural communities that damage by these animals be minimised … However, as the dingo is a native animal, there is a public expectation that dingoes should be conserved...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 93–110.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... INTRODUCTION The preparation and submission of a Fauna Impact Statement (FIS) is a relatively new legislative requirement in New South Wales. As a result of amendments to the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 (NPW Act) and the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (EPA Act) brought about...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 1–11.
Published: 17 March 2014
... the capacity of the New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) to assist with the conservation of molluscan diversity in New South Wales in general terms and with specific reference to the endangered land snail Thersites mitchellae (Mitchell s Rainforest Snail). Relevant legislation The NPWS...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 314–325.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., including new incursions 2019 317 Australian Zoologist volume 40 (2) sliders and native turtles (Fig. 3), prompting them to collect and hand them in to authorities. On 13 October 2014, one slider was handed in to the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS, unpubl. data) from the vicinity of the Georges...
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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 (2014) 33 (3): 283–289.
Published: 17 March 2014
... NPWS., 2002.Darling Riverine Plains Biodiversity Survey Technical Report. National Parks and Wildlife Service, Western Regional Assessments Unit. Dubbo. NPWS., 2003.Draft Recovery Plan for the Barking Owl. New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service, Hurstville, NSW. RACD., 2002...