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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.041
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... and abundance have been linked to the direct and indirect impacts of pastoralism. Grazing by livestock is the main “direct” impact of pastoral activity and has resulted in widespread changes in habitat structure and a decrease in primary productivity. The loss in primary productivity may have reduced...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.047
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... Occupation of the arid rangelands for pastoralism in Australia saw the establishment of numerous artificial waterpoints (AWP) to stabilise surface water availability. This was necessary in a landscape with predominantly ephemeral water supplies that are dependent on unpredictable and low...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.037
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
.... This local decline and recovery occurred against a background of pastoralism from the 1960s to the 1980s, patch fires in the early 1980s and an increase in the abundance of introduced foxes Vulpes vulpes from the 1970s onwards. There are three main hypotheses concerning the decline and recovery...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 292–300.
Published: 17 March 2014
...G. C. Grigg; L. A. Beard; P. Alexander; A. R. Pople; S. C. Cairns Twenty-one surveys have been conducted using a Cessna 182 in the pastoral zone of South Australia, covering the twenty year period 1978 to 1998, flying the same transacts and using the same method. Considerable attention has been...
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Australian Zoologist (2004) 32 (4): 605–628.
Published: 01 December 2004
... the western wheatbelt; mesic coastal scrub sites around Albany; mesic forest habitat in the far south-west corner at Margaret River, Busselton, and Bunbury; semi-arid pastoral sites at Carnarvon and Gascoyne Junction; and semi-arid mining sites at Southern Cross, Kalgoorlie and Laverton. Shortridge was struck...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.001
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... and recorded eyewitness accounts of the degradation of the western lands from drought, rabbits and erosion exacerbating the impact of overstocking with sheep. In 1983–84 a Joint Select Committee of the Parliament of New South Wales presented four reports detailing the problems and issues of the pastoral...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 280–295.
Published: 01 January 2018
... are prohibitive. Landholders, including graziers and indigenous landholders, will play a key role in safeguarding these species on pastoral lands into the future, and future conservation efforts should be focussed on these stakeholders, through a combination of community engagement, market–based incentives...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 76–80.
Published: 01 December 2017
... flowers. Rowley's life is less well known but focused on the capture of and trade in food resources. This included his employment by Thomas Holt in the series of attempts to establish oyster culture on the shore of land purchased originally as for pastoral enterprise. © 2017 Royal Zoological Society...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 432–442.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Alistair Glen; Jeff Short The sheep grazing industry has been an economic mainstay of New South Wales from the early period of European settlement. The dingo quickly established itself as a predator of sheep and a pest of the pastoral industry. In the latter decades of the nineteenth century...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 69–99.
Published: 17 March 2014
... ) also appear to have experienced irruptions and declines, but the fluctuations do not correlate as closely with major aspects of the development of land for pastoralism and agriculture as do the changes in P. cinereus populations. Specific factors responsible for the expansion and decline of T...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.008
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... are judged to be currently at risk in western New South Wales at national, state or regional levels. The feral cat Felis catus is implicated in the regional demise of up to 10 species prior to 1857. The linked activities of land clearance and pastoral activity are implicated most strongly in the subsequent...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.018
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... The Western Division of New South Wales occupies an area of 32 million hectares, being the most arid 40 per cent of the State with average annual rainfall ranging from 475 mm in the north-east corner to 150 mm in the far north-west corner. Pastoral settlement took place in the period between...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.020
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... In the last five years there has been increasing concern about the environmental condition of inland Australia, particularly western New South Wales. Loss of vegetation cover and soil, salination of soils and waters have led to a decline in economic productivity in the pastoral industries...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 02 March 2021
... predation 2021 A I m a pastoralist from Wooleen Station in the southern rangelands of Western Australia. The southern rangelands are a bit bigger than France and they have been very poorly managed since white settlement. My area has been used for pastoralism for about 130 years and in that time some...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 181–202.
Published: 01 January 2019
... of Australia s 40 million kangaroos are on pastoral land and in good seasons their numbers increase dramatically. They are a cost to landowners by limiting livestock numbers that might otherwise be carried, reducing livestock carcass weights and wool production, encroaching on paddocks being spelled, damaging...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 275–279.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... and Grigg, G. C., 1993. Population dynamics of red kangaroos (Macropus rufus) in relation to rainfall in the South Australian pastoral zone. J. Appl. Ecol. 30: 444-58. Population dynamics of red kangaroos (Macropus rufus) in relation to rainfall in the South Australian pastoral zone J. Appl. Ecol. 30...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 301–305.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and Heritage: Brisbane. Buckland, S. T., Anderson, D. R., Burnham, K. P. and Laake, J. L., 1993. Distance Sampling. Chapman and Hall: London. Distance Sampling Caughley, G. J. and Grigg, G. C., 1982. Numbers and distribution of kangaroos in the Queensland pastoral zone. Aust. Wildl. Res. 9: 365...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 27 October 2020
...). To develop the proposed SES focusing on human-dingo conflict, we first identified the relevant tier-one sub- components (as per Figure 1). In our example, the resource system (RS) is the sheep and cattle grazing (pastoral) industry, and the resource unit (RU) of interest is the dingo population. The social...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 39–42.
Published: 01 December 2017
... a familiar position of shepherd. Joyce s flock is both the to 15,000 DSE [dry sheep equivalent] per labour unit is sheep farmers he is addressing and the Australian electorate possible and efficient (p14). How such a ratio can meet that he must look after as his governmental/pastoral duty animal welfare...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 145–152.
Published: 07 February 2013
.... 1884c. Australian Museum. Sydney Morning Herald 5 December: 5. Anonymous. 1885. Division of Pastoral Holdings. Sydney Morning Herald 4 August:5. Anonymous. 1886a. The Water Conservation Commission. Sydney Morning Herald 29 September: 7. Anonymous. 1886b. Law Report. Sydney Morning Herald 7...