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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 395–407.
Published: 01 June 2017
... conservation/restoration is community-driven (e.g., landcare, political pressure of animal welfare groups) with a focus on species and habitat biodiversity. Genetic diversity is seldom seriously considered. As a consequence, native species biodiversity management is often not maximising the potential outcomes...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 3–41.
Published: 17 March 2014
... freshwater flows into the Hawkesbury-Nepean estuary. Nutrient removal from sewage, control of stormwater runoff, and better management of agricultural chemicals, fertilizers and mining within the catchment is necessary to restore water quality. Foreshoes should be revegetated. Most importantly, urban...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (4): 441–460.
Published: 19 September 2013
...David Lindenmayer; David Blair; Lachlan McBurney; Sam Banks; John Stein; Richard Hobbs; Gene Likens; Jerry Franklin We present a detailed case study of conservation and restoration of the Australian arboreal marsupial Leadbeater's Possum (Gymnobelideus leadbeateri) and its Mountain Ash forest...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 633–648.
Published: 20 October 2011
...A. Manning; J. Wood; R. Cunningham; S. McIntyre; D. Shorthouse; I. Gordon; D. Lindenmayer Long-term studies of ecological restoration, within a designed randomized experimental framework, are uncommon; however, such projects provide hitherto under-utilized opportunities to inform both evidence...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 331–340.
Published: 14 October 2011
... of recommending listings and adoptions would occur, what the Committee s relationship with the Department would be and what decision-making criteria the Committee would use in addition to those provided for in the Act and Regulations. Arresting the decline, stabilising the residual, and creating the restored...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.020
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... to recruit back in adequate numbers to service fully the pollination requirements of winter- and spring-flowering plants that suffer reduced seed production. These bird-plant systems operate at a regional scale, and restoration should focus on putting back native vegetation on good quality agricultural land...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.021
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... use, and various reforestation pathways (including regrowth, timber plantation, and ecological restoration projects) are described. Then, design principles, biodiversity measurements, and issues relating to their choice are discussed. These include: spatial scale; site selection and replication...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 788–809.
Published: 20 October 2011
... drains and channels affecting not only surface, but also sub-surface, hydrology. The subsequent ecological impacts included a dramatic decline in waterbird numbers and depletion of functional habitat. Only very recently have there been methodical efforts to restore locally important habitat, albeit...
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
... in abundance and others to decrease. The widespread extinction of dingoes is likely to have exacerbated the impacts of foxes and overgrazing. Successful restoration of the arid zone fauna will require the restoration of ecological functions and species interactions, particularly nutrient cycling and predation. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.075
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... as a pale version of research in rural Australia or in national parks and nature reserves. It is the urban environment where many people will form their ethic of care for our native fauna, concern for the conservation of remnant bush and the desire to restore degraded habitats. It is for these reasons...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 11–27.
Published: 17 March 2014
...-abundance threatens native species and restore functional ecosyslems, with an emphasis on native vegetation, to a minimum of 30% of the landscape. These need to be accompanied by an aggressive programme to improve water quality in fresh water habitats and restore environmental eater flows, and the creation...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 14 September 2020
... dingoes were released on to an island as vertebrate biocontrol tools intended to eradicate feral goats and restore native vegetation being threatened by the goats. The experiment was successful, and the dingoes reduced the goat population to one or perhaps two male goats within ~2 years. This predator...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.096
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... Restoring the Waters. The project is to restore Clear Paddock Creek, currently a concrete storm water canal in Sydney's western suburbs, to a natural creek. To engage the community through our role as artists, the concept of the ‘Memory Line’ was created. It is a 3 kilometre long ephemeral environmental...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 49–53.
Published: 01 June 1990
... little about restoring entire water catchments, or land systems. We need to understand how to conserve existing remnant areas to prevent further loss of species and to find ways to revegetate extensive areas of cleared and degraded landscapes. Having established methods to carry out the restoration...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 129–139.
Published: 01 January 2019
... transformed the Australian environment. I argue that the marginalisation and local extinction of numerous native species, can be traced directly back to this industrial catalyst. However, toxicology has taken on a new fight in the 21 st century, with poisoned baits reassigned towards the restoration of native...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 617–626.
Published: 01 December 2018
... in the environment following mine site restoration; and the possible impact of climate change. Some advice, based on the authors' experience, is provided for researchers who are contemplating initiating long-term studies. 5 Corresponding author: Jonathan.Majer@biomonitoringinternational.com © 2018 Royal...
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
... There is little information available on which to base strategies for managing colonies of Grey-headed Flying-foxes Pteropus poliocephalus in urban areas. Since 1985, the Ku-ring-gai Bat Conservation Society (KBCS) has managed a program of habitat restoration in the flying-fox camp at Ku-ring...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.001
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... by ecologists is reviewed and the primary themes of the book are foreshadowed. Central among these are the need for further research, including survey, of the fauna; the need for a representative reserve network and the necessity for a longterm goal of restoration. To conserve the fauna of western New South...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.004
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... and the vital ecological resources restored within them. Historical information may help in doing so. Because ecosystems have been so changed, the programme of restoration may have to begin from the ground up, i.e., with soils and vegetation. ...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 95–101.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Murray V. Ellis Nest boxes have been widely used across the world to provide shelter for animal species, often to restore areas following the loss of natural tree hollows. While the microclimates of installed nest boxes have been studied, limited attention has been paid to whether microclimate...