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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 203–217.
Published: 01 January 2019
... 1997 to reduce competition for nest hollows. In addition, several other species of native animal, and three species of introduced mammal are culled, also for conservation and economic production purposes. This paper reports on the culling, and concludes it is an appropriate part of farm management...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 1–4.
Published: 07 September 2012
.... Wildlife Research 31: 73-82. Roosting and foraging ecology of the golden-tipped bat (Kerivoula papuensis) on the south coast of New South Wales Wildlife Research 31 73 82 Lloyd A., Law B. and Goldingay R. 2006. Bat activity on riparian zones and upper slopes in Australian timber production...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.033
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... The habitat and conservation requirements of the koala were investigated in 1996 in a 6400 hectare timber production forest at Pine Creek in the Coffs Harbour region of north-east NSW. Minimum koala density varied from 50 hectares per koala in plantation forest to 9 hectares per koala in high...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.023
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... will be important for movement in large tracts of production forest However, if these retained strips are set out so as to fully sample fauna habitat, I believe that, when used in conjunction with other measures, they will play an important role for fauna conservation. Research into the value of retained strips 100...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 713–723.
Published: 01 December 2018
... species in particular. Wallingat State Forest and Wallingat National Park Wallingat SF (Figure 1) was a large (approx. 18,000 ha), actively-logged State Forest in 1983. Access to the forest was via logging tracks, and visitors to the state forest Wallingat National Park: The product of long-term...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.030
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.042
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... Corporations often use scientific language and imagery to make the products and services they are promoting appear more state-of-the-art or innovative than their competition's offerings. Such techniques are particularly prevalent amongst purveyors of alternative medicine, but also extend...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.043
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... The challenge of equitably managing flying-fox populations and fruit production in today's environment requires balance to align industry, community and environmental needs. The Queensland Flying-fox Consultative Committee provides a forum that brings these interests together to work...
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.2007.021
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... with kangaroos and set clear objectives for them. Kangaroo-related problems may include road accidents, attacks on people, zoonotic disease, contamination of water supplies, lost crop production and competition with threatened species, as well as affects on kangaroos themselves, such as poor body condition...
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Australian Zoologist (2023)
Published: 02 February 2023
..., and colonies abandoning less productive habitats. Nests were spaced over a wide height range, but most were in the lower canopy of eucalypts. Nesting was not synchronous. Their decline can be attributed to the fragmentation and clearing of the most productive habitats in WA for agriculture and urban expansion...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.047
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Retaining strips of unlogged forest, called buffers, is a common strategy for maintaining populations of vulnerable species in production forests in Australia. I conducted a study to examine the effectiveness of buffers in maintaining populations of vulnerable bird species in jarrah forests...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.009
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
.... Overcutting often distressed professionals, who strove to regulate logging despite social, political and economic pressures. Furthermore, despite recent major reductions in permissible timber cut, areas of productive State forest have declined after conversion to alternative purposes. Thus it is important...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.044
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... that exploitative competition is a continuing feature of the rangelands, with competition by kangaroos leading to reduced stock production and carrying capacity. The current scientific consensus is that in the arid rangelands such competition is not common and occurs largely during dry periods when pasture...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.028
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... of the size of Australia’s biodiversity; the products of systematic research important to conservation; short examples of approaches to the delivery of that systematic information; brief outline s of two systematic research projects undertaken primarily to assist in the conservation of insects; and four...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (3): 417–432.
Published: 13 April 2021
...Renee L. Brawata The removal of apex carnivores from ecosystems can impact the abundance and diversity of species in lower trophic levels. In arid ecosystems, where “bottom up” forces of primary productivity and resource availability strongly affect trophic interactions, the role of “top down...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.053
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... In this paper we draw together a number of themes that have emerged in recent research on fauna and land use in arid environments. We also draw attention to the worldwide concern about desertification — the process that drives loss of biodiversity and productivity and the simplification...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.013
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... is afforded. These increases in biomass of exploited species translate into levels of egg production between 4.4 and 18 times those of surrounding areas of coastline. There is no evidence of increased egg production translating into increased recruitment to fished populations, but such effects would...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.026
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... rainforest patches may provide both refuge from harsh environmental conditions and pulses of valuable resources not available in the less productive eucalypt woodland. We investigated patterns of bird community composition and resource use in dry rainforest patches and adjacent eucalypt woodland in north...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.012
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... In many aquatic systems, cascading trophic interactions are important determinants of community structure, via top-down (predation) and bottom-up (productivity) factors. In contrast, little is known of the importance of these factors in the structuring of diverse terrestrial communities...