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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 23–27.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Wales: Mosman. Conservation of Australia's Forest Fauna 25 34 RESOURCE ASSESSMENT COMMISSION, 1992. Forest and Timber Inquiry Final Report. Vols I and 2A. AGPS, March 1992. RECHER, H. F., 1992. Paradigm and paradox; sustainable forest management. In Forestry Forum on Sustainable forest...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 1–4.
Published: 07 September 2012
...Lisa Cawthen; Markus Utesch; Nina Koch; Sarah Munks Riparian zones are an important habitat for a range of bat species and, as a consequence, understanding whether land use practices such as timber harvesting influence their use is important for conservation and management. This small-scale study...
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.1991.026
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... conflict within the timber industry. Forest policies developed in Victoria in the mid 1980’s in response to this conflict set new standards in the ecologically sustainable utilization of forests for timber and non timber values. The intent of these policies has, however, been largely circumvented...
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
... to determine whether the volume of timber extracted and the main forest management practices employed were consistent with components of ESFM. While quantitative assessment proved difficult, usually the timber cut considerably exceeded the estimated annual increment of timber trees on forested lands...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 443–448.
Published: 01 September 2018
... substantially weakened the ability to protect Leadbeater's Possum, and (5) overlooked the array of forest values beyond timber production (such as water and tourism) and which make a greater contribution to the economy. Our analyses suggest that populations of Leadbeater's Possum are undergoing a substantial...
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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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.015
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... sclerophyll habitats were under-represented in National Parks in SEQ prior to the Forest Agreement (at 9% of pre-European extent) and remain so relative to other habitat types (at 20% of pre-European extent). Timber harvesting had traditionally been practised using the relatively conservative single-tree...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.016
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
...) and rainforest in remaining State Forests, and the provision of 20 year, binding wood supply agreements to the timber industry in the region at 50% of 1995 levels. The forestry reform process is reviewed and a qualitative assessment of its impact on forest fauna conducted. The process was successful in using...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.044
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Organ Pipes NP in NW Melbourne is a replanted eucalypt woodland where timber bat boxes of Stebbings' English design were installed in 1992 and first used late in1994. The bats found have been over 90% Gould's and 7% Large Forest Bats. Boxes of 6 different designs were tried over 15 years...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.014
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... and nutrient cycling). The management of south-east Australia’s old-growth forests has entered a critical phase. They will continue to decline in area and be fragmented due to demand for timber products. The long-term implications for wildlife dependent on resources found most abundantly within old-growth...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.025
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... (Timber Industry Strategy) have been developed to provide for conservation of forest fauna. The Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act also provides for the conservation of Victorian fauna and flora. Nonetheless, economic considerations continue to constrain wildlife conservation. The conservation and management...
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...
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
.... Prescriptions advised by specialists were generally incorporated into timber harvesting plans. However, post-harvest assessment of 10 operation areas (nine on private and one on State forest) containing high or medium quality habitat suggested that implementation of prescriptions on the ground was not effective...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.001
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... of resources, as well as applying findings from the fossil and historical records to identify species of concern. The lack of knowledge about the distribution of Australia’s forests has been partly filled by the Resource Assessment Commission’s Forest and Timber Inquiry, which this chapter reviews critically...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 559–567.
Published: 01 December 2018
... changes resulting from management practices, such as timber harvesting or fire. Law concludes with the observation that improved technology has led to major advances in the study of bats, and firmly asserts that the degree of difficulty is no longer a reason to avoid studying bats. Plenary sessions were...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 147–160.
Published: 01 January 2016
... Lygisaurus foliorum ). The study provides a useful benchmark of the composition and status of the herpetofauna community of Yarrigan NP in the first decade following a land management shift from timber production to conservation. © 2016 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2016 Herpetofauna...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 26–42.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Garry Daly; Glenn Hoye Reptile surveys were conducted in the early 1990s in the Dorrigo Forest Management Area, an area formerly comprising timber-production forests managed by the Forestry Commission of New South Wales. The surveys consisted of searches for reptiles along 54 transects together...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 517–528.
Published: 01 September 2015
... following a land management shift from timber production to conservation. * Corresponding author. Email: michael.murphy@environment.nsw.gov.au © 2015 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2015 Herpetofauna community temperate woodland Pilliga forest Brigalow Belt South bioregion...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 214–228.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Rick Webster; Chris Belcher; David Leslie Surveys targeting 24 threatened fauna species were conducted in riparian (37 study sites) and mallee (3 study sites) vegetation communities in State Forests and other Crown timber lands in south-western New South Wales. The surveys were successful...