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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 23–27.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Commission loses its nerve: the Forest and Timber Inquiry sidesteps an evaluation of the impact of forestry operations on forest fauna Daniel Lunney Editor In its final report of the Forest and Timber Inquiry, in March 1992, the Resource Assess- ment Commission (RAC) squibbed its responsi- bility...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 92–109.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and policy framework in which the trade operated, trappers, capture, handling and marketing methods, and capture tallies. Reasonably accurate capture tallies are available from 1974. From then until 1986, over 280 000 finches of eleven species were caught and sold. The number of trappers declined by 50...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.061
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1988.012
EISBN: 0959995145
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.001
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.010
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.032
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.057
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
Book Chapter
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
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.011
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... This study was undertaken to gain some knowledge of Flying-fox (Megachiroptera: Pteropodidae) learning ability, using 10 Spectacled Flying-foxes Pteropus conspicillatus in a free-operant conditioning paradigm. The subjects were trained to pull levers for a juice reward in the controlled...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.021
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... This chapter outlines the Commission’s work on national estate forests and the impact of forestry operations on their significance. It addresses a number of related issues: the concept of national estate forests, including the fauna in those forests; the methodology used by the Australian...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1988.011
EISBN: 0959995145
... In June 1985 approximately 62 False Killer Whales stranded at Crowdy Head, New South Wales, at least 33 of which were refloated in a three-day rescue operation. The successful operation involved overland transport of the whales and use of a still-water holding area. The cohesion...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.058
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... In NSW, threatened species conservation operates through legislation. When the government of NSW introduced these Acts, it integrated the threatened species legislation with the planning legislation and so consideration of threatened species issues became a mandatory part of the planning system...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.040
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... to production forestry or agriculture. As a first step in monitoring the effectiveness of management prescriptions for the conservation of swift parrot foraging habitat in ‘off-reserve’ areas, an assessment was made of their implementation in 57 forestry operations conducted between February 1995 and March 1998...
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
... that if the botanical composition of the forest was maintained then the fauna would also be conserved. As the intensity of forest operations increased, particularly with respect to woodchip operations and the establishment of large areas of pine plantation, serious environmental questions began to be raised...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.029
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... at feeding sites and nutritional problems. Management strategies aim to control access, visitor numbers, the nature and quality of provisioned food and the educational value of the viewing experience. Management styles cater for different circumstances and include wild bird feeding operations, wildlife...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.058
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
..., I outline the composition, structure and functioning of the NSW Scientific Committee during its first seven years of operation (1996-2002), and then describe the Committee's approach in evaluating five nominations of different entities for listing. Each generated debate about different aspects...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.024
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... countries throughout the world. They have been a major breakthrough in raising the environmental awareness of developers, decision-makers and the public, in this chapter we describe the process as it operates in New South Wales and discuss the role of zoologists, with particular reference to studies...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 19 July 2021
... an audit of a virtual fence installation in south-east Queensland, Australia. We assessed its reliability in flows of traffic and the effect that installation parameters and site conditions had on its effective operation in an urban setting. We made observations on the behavioural response of Eastern Grey...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.039
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... it adversely affected World Heritage values. Subsequently, Queensland stopped permitting lethal grid operation - an orchardist's appeal against this was withdrawn before going to court. Two NSW orchardists using a grid pleaded guilty to charges of cruelty/ aggravated cruelty. Orchardists' responses...