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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.088
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... As a senior student geography project, the effect of human activity on insect biodiversity in urban Sydney was undertaken at three locations with differing levels of recreational use. The locations were Lane Cove National Park, Bicentennial Park, and Cabarita/ Queen Elizabeth Parks, Concord...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.091
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
...-term viability of urban wetlands relies on the ability of managers to balance aesthetics and conservation on the one hand, with recreational land use issues on the other. Next to the management of human recreation, the management of problem fauna, including native species that have the potential...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 201–208.
Published: 07 February 2013
...Shelley Burgin; Nigel Hardiman Historically, most people have tended to visit national parks for ‘rest, relaxation and reinvigoration’, typically resulting in moderate ecological impacts. However, increasingly, recreation in natural areas is including ‘adventure’ sports. One such recreation/sport...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.061
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... the conservation status of herpetofauna in Queensland suggest that there is an increasing number of species requiring conservation action and the likely direction of the new Nature Conservation Regulation as it relates to recreational herpetology is discussed. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.097
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... of how these remnants function in the estuarine ecosystem. In addition, they have aesthetic, recreational and educational values. To illustrate these values, the wetlands of Bicentennial Park and Newington at Homebush Bay on the Parramatta River in Sydney are used. These wetlands, which are adjacent...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 124–138.
Published: 01 October 2020
... into neighbouring residential, recreational and industrial areas. Prior to this, impacts had been mitigated through vegetation clearing to create buffer zones and residential subsidies for mitigation equipment and services. The influx warranted additional measures such as a dispersal program and further vegetation...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 359–370.
Published: 01 January 2018
... or informal conservation reserves. State Forests which comprise 1.55 million hectares or 30% of the public estate within the coastal IFOA regions in New South Wales are managed for a variety of reasons including timber production, recreation, and conservation. While commonly associated with timber harvesting...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 26 (1): 11–21.
Published: 25 January 2015
..., 185 Nature Reserves, 22 State Recreation Areas, 13 Historic Sites and nine Aboriginal Areas covering 3.7 million hectares or about 4.62% of the land area of New South Wales (NPWS 1988). Much of the conservation biology literature which examines the principles of reserve design (e.g., Soule and Wilcox...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 26 (3-4): 109–129.
Published: 17 March 2014
... National Park and, possibly, Davidson Park State Recreation Area. The colonies at Barrenjoey Peninsula and Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park have both declined in numbers and distribution since the 1970's. On Barrenjoey Peninsula, the main subject of this study, clearing for residential development has...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
10.7882/FS.2013.004
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
... and not allow multinationals and politicians dictate science policy or interfere with the communication of science. This requires fundamental changes in science education in Australia. The conservation agenda is anthropocentric with too much emphasis on conservation reserves for human recreation...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 49–54.
Published: 07 September 2012
... and drainage line habitats. As focal areas for human habitation and recreation, inland riverine habitats require targeted and strategic conservation management. Population monitoring, targeted trapping surveys, and research into ecology and habitat requirements are essential steps to the conservation...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 100–103.
Published: 04 October 2011
...Jason Coughran; Robert McCormack; Garry Daly The Yabby Cherax destructor has a natural distribution across inland river systems in central and south-eastern Australia. Within that range it supports important recreational and commercial fisheries, and is also widely used for aquaculture and as a pet...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.032
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
..., and that of his colleagues, of the divergent attitudes towards koalas. Among the many benefits provided to humans by the wildlife resource, we have tackled just one value in this book - recreational. Wildlife can also cause problems for people. Among the negative values of wildlife, we selected but one topic...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.018
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... areas that they are adequately conserved. Many forest reserves are now more likely to be subject to wildfire because of the change in forest management practices and the resources available to manage fire. An increase in the recreational use of the new reserves may also have an impact on the quality...
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
... Town planners have traditionally drawn lines on maps to demarcate areas zoned for residential, industrial, recreational and conservation purposes. In principle, people's homes should be confined to one zone, parkland to another and native plants and animals to yet another. In practice...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 207–213.
Published: 01 January 2018
... are anally retentive. They don t like to engage major conservation council against allowing recreational with communities in terms of sharing knowledge, which fishers in marine reserves and I m wondering am I doing is a two-way process: This is what I found out. How the right thing. Should I go...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 28–36.
Published: 17 March 2014
... on wilderness as a recreational resource. In arguing for a shift in emphasis away from considerations of the human use of wilderness to an emphasis on its role in the preservation of existing ecological communities and pro- cesses, this paper begins by reviewing some of the more recent Australian definitions...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 143–144.
Published: 07 February 2013
... in changes to the quality and quantity of water flowing to the sea, disposal of sewage and other wastes, commercial and recreational fishing, coastal development, port construction, shipping and recreational boating, activities leading to the introduction of exotic marine species, and activities causing...