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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 04 August 2021
...David Milledge; Norman Graham; Jill Smith ABSTRACT A population of the Northern Long-nosed Potoroo Potorous tridactylus tridactylus in Tyagarah Nature Reserve on the far north coast of New South Wales was first recorded in 1985. In 1992, a cage-trapping study captured 15 individuals in the central...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 231–240.
Published: 11 November 2020
...S.G. Kearney; P.L. Kern; A.S. Kutt ABSTRACT Arid and desert landscapes are characterised as boom-bust systems, and sometimes its fauna can remain cryptic or hidden. This short paper reports the results of baseline monitoring of the terrestrial fauna in the Bush Heritage Pullen Pullen reserve...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 257–271.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Harry F. Recher, FRZS, AM ABSTRACT Australia's system of conservation reserves is inadequate to conserve continental biodiversity. Reserves are small, isolated, and unrepresentative of continental ecosystems to the extent that entire groups of organisms, such as nomadic and migratory birds...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 214–227.
Published: 01 January 2018
... significant threats to the biota include: changed fire regimes; exotic predators, diseases and herbivores; and drought and climate change. Conservation reserves in the region were originally chosen on aesthetic appeal, often aligning poorly to modern CAR (comprehensive, adequate and representative) criteria...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 511–518.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Steven Sass Nombinnie Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area form a large reserve system of 116,000 hectares in central western New South Wales. Systematic surveys for reptile fauna in 2003 revealed 204 individuals from 33 species from within five different vegetation communities. A review...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 24 (2): 94–99.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Klaus Henle During two herpetofaunal surveys in February and March 1985 27 species of amphibians and reptiles were found in Yathong Nature Reserve. Mallee sandridges were richer in number of specimens than mallee on flat sandy soil. Open grassland, strongly influenced by former landuse, was less...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 419–425.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... The impact on native mammals of land-use changes and exotic species in the Bega district, New South Wales, since settlement Aust. J. Ecol. 13 67 92 New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service, 1996. Seven Mile Beach National Park and Comerong Island Nature Reserve Draft Plan of Management...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 175–191.
Published: 07 February 2013
...J. G. Garden Quanda Nature Reserve was originally established in 1963 to conserve the remnant old growth mallee vegetation and its suspected Malleefowl, Leipoa ocellata , population. This study reports on the first detailed fauna survey of the reserve since its establishment. Eleven survey...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.016
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... The pre-1800 formal descriptions of the Australian herpetofauna, all of which originated from the first European settlement at Sydney Cove (1788), are briefly documented. The frogs and reptiles likely to have been present in 21 current reserves in the Sydney basin (defined by a semicircle...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.040
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... As formal reservation targets are attained in Tasmania, a large component of habitats important for populations of threatened fauna will remain in the ‘off-reserve’ landscape. Over eighty percent of Swift Parrot Lathamus discolor foraging habitat occurs on private land, potentially subject...
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
... Debate surrounding the effectiveness, or otherwise, of marine reserves has not been well informed by data. However, in areas where marine reserves have been established for some time, valuable information is now becoming available. New Zealand's no-take marine reserves have demonstrated large...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.055
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
...-gai Flying-fox Reserve (the Reserve) in suburban Sydney, and conducted an ongoing program of public education on the role of flying-foxes in the ecosystem. In 2001, the KBCS conducted a survey of households neighbouring the Reserve to examine the attitudes of the local residents to the flying-fox...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 96–100.
Published: 01 June 1990
... of nature reserves based on the very factors which Whitehouse has underlined in his paper, were dis- regarded, under-written and indeed, forgotten and destroyed. The endeavours would have to start again; and that seems to be obvious from what Whitehouse says in his article. The wildlife service of the 1950s...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 70–75.
Published: 01 June 1990
... reserves in New South Wales 1967- 1989. Aust. Zoo/. 26: 11 -21. Reserve selection in New South Wales: Where to from here? R. L. Pressey National Parks and Wildlife Service of New South Wales, P.O. Box 1967, Hurstville, NSW 2220 INTRODCICTION · In the previous issue of this journal, John Whitehouse...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.054
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... for one butterfly species. The development of more comprehensive lists may highlight the magnitude of the invertebrate conservation problem. Invertebrate conservation may also be addressed through habitat reservation. Protected areas cover 3.7% of Queensland. One third of regional ecosystems...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.005
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... for one butterfly species. The development of more comprehensive lists may highlight the magnitude of the invertebrate conservation problem. Invertebrate conservation may also be addressed through habitat reservation. Protected areas cover 3.7% of Queensland. One third of regional ecosystems...
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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
...J. F. Whitehouse With the establishment of the National Parks and Wildlife Service in New South Wales in 1967 a major programme commenced to establish a comprehensive reserve system for nature conservation as well as other purposes. As at 30 June, 1988 this system consisted of 68 National Parks...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 364–372.
Published: 04 June 2013
.... Ellis, M., Drielsma, M., Mazzer, E., Baignet, E., 2007. Clearing, grazing and reservation, assessing regional impacts of vegetation management on the fauna of south western New South Wales. Pp 102-131 Animals of Arid Australia: Out on their Own, edited by C. Dickman, D. Lunney, and S. Burgin. Royal...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 94–96.
Published: 01 June 1990
..., for a viable nature strategy, of the rapidly diminishing opportunities for new reserve creation. Can a strategy which even approaches the aims outlined in this paper now be devised, or will the combination of historic habitat destruction and present land use and development patterns deal a final blow to any...