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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.060
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Typically, reserve selection is based on representative community types classified primarily by vegetation. Whether they contain representative faunal communities has been little tested. The distribution and abundance of carabid beetles from 41 sites, representing a range of plant community...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.013
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... this system breaks down, particularly when addressing the problems of conserving biodiversity. Experience has shown that a small representative sample of a plant community in a reserved area is not sufficient to maintain viable populations of plants and animals into the future. Vegetation and wildlife...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
10.7882/FS.2010.021
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... The aim of this paper is to describe the changing profile of fauna and flora in the Narrabeen Lagoon Catchment, an area of bush and suburban land on the northern beaches of Sydney. The paper documents the large range of species and plant communities presently existing in the catchment...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
10.7882/FS.2010.027
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... National Parks and Wildlife Service management, it remains under threat. It has many diverse plant communities and a surprisingly large array of fauna, particularly birds and reptiles. Bird records exist back to the 1940s, with 100 species being sighted each year in recent times and previously unrecorded...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 770–773.
Published: 20 October 2011
... as a plant community in Tasmania as a result of grazing by M. rufogriseus . At Cradle Mountain, M. fuscus occurred in alpine areas above rock barriers that prevented access by M. rufogriseus and hence allowed sufficient growth of grass to support populations of M. fuscus .This study further demonstrates...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2023)
Published: 28 April 2023
...Brett A. Summerell ABSTRACT The majority of Australia’s unique flora has evolved in isolation separated from many of the world’s major plant pathogens. As these pathogens have made their way into Australia the impact on plant species, ecological communities and the fauna that depends on them has...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.015
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... has been studied in considerable detail. Apart from clearing for agriculture, plant diseases caused by Phytophthora spp. pose the greatest threat to plant and animal communities of the Darling District Process understanding remains inadequate to predict responses following disturbance and integrated...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 27 (3-4): 66–91.
Published: 17 March 2014
... tridactyius in northern NSW. Report to National Parks and Wildlife Foundation, Sydney. SPECHT, R. L., ROE, E. M. AND BROUGHTON, V. H., 1974. Conservation of major plant communities in Australia and Papua New Guinea. Aust. J. Bot. Suppl. Ser. 7: 1-667. Conservation of major plant communities...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 15–22.
Published: 02 June 2014
... Plant communities in the NSW North Western Slopes and west- New England region and update of Western Plains and NSW South Western Slopes Bioregion. Version 3 of the NSWVCA database. Cunninghamia 11(4): 457-579. New South Wales Vegetation Classification and Assessment: Part 3 Plant communities...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.899
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... While the impacts of the introduced plant pathogen Phytophthora cinnamomi on Australian forest flora are well documented, its possible indirect impacts on fauna through changes to floristics and plant structure are less clear. We reviewed the literature on the responses of forest animal...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.101
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... For a highly urbanised city, such as Sydney, there are limited opportunities for revegetation. Through consultation with councils, private landholders, community groups and State Government agencies, realistic opportunities have been identified particularly along riparian and transport corridors...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.063
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... The difficulties in applying threatened species legislation, which has a general vertebrate and vascular plant focus, to invertebrates, have been widely recognised. Nevertheless, such legislation provides valuable opportunities to promote invertebrate conservation that were previously available...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.056
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... The Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 represents an advance for invertebrate conservation in New South Wales. Currently terrestrial vertebrates and vascular plants dominate the schedules, but a small number of threatened invertebrate species have been listed. Three snails and four...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.065
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... The invertebrate agenda can be characterized by a series of inter-related laments: not enough funds; poor taxonomic understanding; too few scientists dealing with too many taxa; dominant detracting notions like cute and cuddly; and that vertebrates and/or vegetation communities are assumed...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.098
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... The impacts of urbanisation on the biodiversity of native plants and animals are typically deleterious and potentially profound. These consequences are likely to increase as the size of the human population and geographic extent of many urban areas continue to expand. Unfortunately, the absence...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 76–77.
Published: 01 June 1990
... of the conservation status of all plant species recorded in South Australia was published (Specht and Cleland 1963). Conservation of all living organisms was the target. It was reasoned that if all major plant communities (and associated abiotic habitat) in the state of South Australia were conserved (especially...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 3–41.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of Queensland Press, St Lucia. Australian Soils: The Human Impact SPECHT, R. L., ROE, F. M. AND BROUGHTON, V. H. (eds), 1974, Conservation of major plant communities in Australia and Papua New Guinea. Australian Journal of Botany Supplement Series 7: 1-667. STOCKTON, E. D. AND HOLLAND, W., 1974...
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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.019
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
... By signing the Rio Convention on environment and sustainable development, Australia has made a long-term commitment to the conservation of our unique flora and fauna. This includes the diverse, but often ignored small animals and plants living on and adjacent to our coasts. Many of these animals...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2015) 26 (1): 11–21.
Published: 25 January 2015
... Perspective SPECHT, R. L., ROE, E. M. AND BROUGHTON, V. H. (eds), 1974. Conservation of Major Plant Communities in Australia and Papua New Guinea. Australian Journal of Botany Supplementary Series, Supplement No. 7, CSIRO: Melbourne. Conservation of Major Plant Communities in Australia and Papua New...