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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.062
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... In Australia, invasive terrestrial pest species have been implicated in the decline of a number of threatened species. Under the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 , pest threats can be listed as Key Threatening Processes which require the preparation of Threat Abatement Plans...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.025
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... management more difficult. I propose a preliminary framework to predict the likelihood of indirect interactions occurring at different times after a pest has been introduced, at different places, and at different pest densities, and use this to suggest options for management of the pest species. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.019
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... their impacts and manage their populations. Management of each of these species or species groups is influenced by factors that reflect the history and politics peculiar to that situation. ...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 129–139.
Published: 01 January 2019
... of poison/poisoned baits applied. Campaigns were targeted towards an increasing number of declared species, and eventually the technology took to the sky in 1947. No region was then beyond the reach of the pest control agencies. Agricultural expansion in partnership with use of broadspectrum poisons has...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.034
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... to manage the burgeoning koala population on Kangaroo Island in South Australia. While these dilemmas are often played out publicly for terrestrial vertebrates, we also draw attention to the importance of invertebrate pests, such as invading ants, and marine organisms in ships' ballast, and then discuss...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/9780980327212
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 09 March 2020
..., to commence an inexpensive, sustained and landscape wide approach to pest management. Aerial baiting has continued to develop as a technology since this time. However, it was 21 years before Australia started the first comprehensive research trial into its efficacy in controlling the target species...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.030
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... On 4 May 2001, the NSW Scientific Committee made a Final Determination to list the Grey-headed Flying-fox Pteropus poliocephalus as a Vulnerable species in New South Wales on Schedule 2 of the Threatened Species Conservation Act. The Committee made this determination because, in its view...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.040
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... species is unique in that it is also recognised as a horticultural pest, predominantly in coastal orchards of south-eastern Australia. In times of native resource (pollen, nectar and rainforest fruits) shortage, flying-foxes are known to utilise commercial fruit crops. As such, the species is affected...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.014
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... With their introduction into Australia beginning in the early nineteenth century deer have joined a long list of introduced species, many of which have become significant pests. Unlike rabbits, feral pigs, foxes and others, deer have not been considered to have had significant adverse...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 49–62.
Published: 01 January 2019
..., in an increasing number of situations, the viability of a threatened native species is now being compromised by another native species, and conservation managers must consider options for how best to make decisions about and manage such situations. Here, I provide Australian examples of the many variations...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.060
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
..., adaptive management will need to be underpinned by sustained research on a variety of fronts to achieve the successful transition of the Grey-headed Flying-fox from pest to threatened species and ultimately to recovery. It will take a shift in perception to adjust to adopting a long-term vision...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 27 October 2020
... Society of New South Wales 2020 failed wild dog/dingo conservation emotional stress traps, guns, fences and poison dingo control pest animal dog attacks 2020 A Introduction Wild dog/dingo management is a complex and emotive issue. Wild dogs/dingoes often sit in purgatory of species...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 14 July 2020
... of dingo control, (2) how attitudes towards dingoes and their management compared with other species commonly managed as pests (horses and kangaroos), and (3) how use of the term wild dogs may obfuscate dingo management. We expected that awareness of dingo management would be low and that attitudes...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.104
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... native species includes managing them as urban pests, such as the common brushtail possum whose populations are literally going through the roof. Birds seem ideally suited to an urban lifestyle because they can fly in and out of backyards and remnant bush, but only some species have become the “winners...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 161–170.
Published: 01 January 2016
... to this species, resulting in its listing as an endangered species, conservation management of the species habitat (primarily focussed on riparian restoration and livestock and weed management), captive breeding and reintroduction programs, and a national recovery plan (DotE 2016; OEH 2016). Considerable work has...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.020
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... This paper examines populations of both abundant and overabundant native vertebrate species in New South Wales, human perceptions of the problem of overabundance and the ethical dimensions faced by managers. We argue that overabundant native vertebrate species form a group requiring specific...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 81–84.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Emily O'Gorman; Thom van Dooren ABSTRACT This paper explores the place of pest species in agricultural landscapes in Australia. Drawing on historical, ethnographic and philosophical research, we consider the very particular—reductive, utilitarian, monological—ways of understanding and valuing...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.095
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... in Australia despite the potential for deer species to become important pests. ...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/9780958608541
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1