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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
... to the Sydney Olympic Site, have been well studied since the 1980s and probably are the best-studied urban wetlands in New South Wales. ...
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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.2004.091
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... years. The impact that this increase has had on other wetland species has largely gone unmeasured. Information available on the success of this species in urban environments is scant although there is documented evidence on the impact of Ibis and other large wetland birds on wetland habitats. The long...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.085
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... In the urban environment the impact of human activity often results in the construction of tidal barriers to estuarine fish passage and/or highly modified fish habitats. The modified, shallow estuarine habitat of the urban Rockdale wetland corridor, Botany Bay, is used by estuarine fish and its...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
10.7882/FS.2010.031
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... Western Botany Bay is an extensively urbanized area only 10 kilometres from the Sydney CBD. The residential and light industrial estates that span the landscape conceal a rich landscape that was once a major food source for early Sydney. The hinterland of western Botany Bay was not settled until...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 3–41.
Published: 17 March 2014
... within the catchment. Agricultural clearing and urban development have also affected aquatic ecosystems. The pre-European environment was apparently characterized by creek and river systems subjected to periodic floods, but with clear water, low nutrient levels, and clean sandly or rocky substrates...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 544–549.
Published: 20 October 2011
... of New South Wales. Under defined circumstances biodiversity impacts due to urban development may be offset elsewhere, often in rural areas, where equivalent biodiversity values are identified. This legislation was modelled on the United States of America (US) wetland mitigation banking approach. I...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 822–825.
Published: 20 October 2011
... in the wetland. Status of an urban feral Red-Eared Slider (Trachemys scripta elegans) population in Sydney a decade on James Robey1, Shelley Burgin1, 3, Dennis John Hitchen1 and Geoffrey Ross2 1 School of Natural Sciences, University of Western Sydney, Locked Bag 1797, South Penrith Distribution Centre...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 178–187.
Published: 27 August 2014
... sex ratio, size structure, biomass, and density of Gambusia holbrooki populations in wetlands used for storage of 1) tertiary treated sewage effluent; 2) urban stormwater runoff; and 3) wetlands without effluent supplementation (control wetlands). Those wetlands that had previously been determined...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (4): 773–777.
Published: 04 June 2021
... critical than ever. On the Swan Coastal Plain in south-west Western Australia, the Oblong turtle (Chelodina oblonga) persists in a number of urban wetlands (Santoro et al. 2020); however, relative abundances in most wetlands are alarmingly low. In addition, the latter study revealed that adults made up ~90...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.087
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... Five large (greater than 35 ha) urban bushland reserves in Greater Sydney were selected where herpetofaunal assemblages could be deduced and there were recent herpetofauna surveys. Four reserves (Rockdale Wetlands Corridor, Wolli Creek Valley, Burnt Bridge Creek Corridor and Middle Harbour...
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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
10.7882/FS.2010.030
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... Sydney is among the fastest-growing urban regions in Australia. An important environmental impact of urban sprawl is the loss and maintenance of remaining biodiversity values. The current study focuses on native vertebrate fauna, excluding fish, pelagic species and vagrants. This group...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.030
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... and urban expansion. Further urbanization of this area will almost certainly have a profound impact on frog populations and conservation of wetland habitats is imperative if the decline in both abundance and diversity of frogs in this area is to be halted. ...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/9780958608572
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (3): 294–301.
Published: 14 April 2015
... and Syncarpia glomulifera . In terms of broad habitat classifications, bush stone-curlews are more likely to be sighted in wet sclerophyll forests (towards Gosford) and dry sclerophyll forests and saline wetlands (Port Stephens). The spatial model developed for this endangered bird will help direct conservation...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.096
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... Art, for us, has the potential power to activate the soul, the conscience and the imagination of society. We are public artists working with nature in the urban and suburban contexts. The topic of the paper is an environment rehabilitation project in Fairfield, in western Sydney, called...
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Australian Zoologist (2024) 43 (3): 443–454.
Published: 22 February 2024
... extensive urban development, the region contains a variety of streams and wetlands that provide habitat for freshwater turtles (e.g., Recher et al. 1993; Burgin et al. 2016). Data sources I downloaded location records for C. longicollis, E. macquarii and T. scripta from the Atlas of Living Australia...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 314–325.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Sliders were observed on top of each other on a floating log in a creek running through the Rockdale Bicentennial Park (D.R. Waterhouse, pers. comm. 2016; Fig. 2M). The reserve is part of the wider Rockdale Wetlands Corridor, a series of discrete urban bushland reserves (Gibbs 2004; White and Burgin 2004...