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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.083
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... Managers of urban wildlife must make transparent, quantitative decisions about environmental impacts but are challenged by the complexity of these impacts, which can interact with environmental variability to cause long-term changes. Here I use population viability analysis (PVA) to exemplify...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.004
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... Attacks by Australian Magpies Gymnorhina tibicen on humans are among the most common forms of human-wildlife conflict in Australia, especially in suburban environments. Despite the familiarity of these interactions, remarkably little is known about the phenomenon, significantly undermining...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.013
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.1039
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... In my view, the wildlife in the State Forests of NSW in 2004 has the best and most secure management regime of any production forests in the world. The support for this view is based on the following account. Over the past 30 years I have been directly involved with the management of forest...
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
... to integrate urban wildlife management with other disciplines. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.079
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... Many everyday decisions by people in urban areas influence wildlife management in urban environments. To date, wildlife conservation managers and facilitators have relied largely on anecdotal information in assessing the capacity of urban communities to contribute to the protection...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.104
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... This chapter is a response to Recher's call that, “somebody needs to pull together those common themes and come up with a common strategy for managing wildlife in the urban environment”. The diversity of chapters herein provided the editors with a rich source that lead into the web of current...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.029
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... Wildlife management is usually a mixture of natural science and a plethora of “social interests”: political interests, bureaucratic interests, conservation interests, industrial interests, professional interests and others. In a highly complex, politically-charged issue such as the management...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.032
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... The goal of wildlife management is the maintenance of species richness and diversity. This chapter argues that managing habitats for a small group of sensitive species will be the most successful approach to wildlife management in the short term. In the forests of southeastern New South Wales...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.053
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... In May 2001 the Grey-headed Flying-fox was listed on Schedule 2 of the Threatened Species Conservation (TSC) Act. The NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service (NPWS) now has a regulatory role in the protection of the ‘camps’, or roosting colonies, of this species wherever they may occur...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2001.009
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
... of the Great Dividing Range. NPWS has the responsibility of conserving remaining dingo populations on these parks and reserves. However, it also recognises that dingoes and other wild dogs may affect livestock on adjoining properties and accepts the need for management to minimise attacks on stock. The NPWS...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.011
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... were observed at both sites. This indicates that lack of hollows is limiting the distribution of some species. Current management is not improving the situation. The problem is symptomatic of the lack of attention given to management for nature conservation in this forest type. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.015
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... A review is provided of research concerning forest wildlife and habitat management in southwestem Australia. We divide the research into biogeography, fauna and disturbance ecology. Many community studies have been earned out in the Darling Botanical District but no attempt has yet been made...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.019
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... that these methods can assist greatly in the research and management of Australian forest fauna and, indeed, wildlife generally. GIS data bases used for research on forest fauna need to contain biological and physical information (e.g., climate, terrain, substrate) about forested landscapes that reflect the dominant...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.020
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... Australia needs a coherent strategy to integrate the management of wildlife across all forested lands. The destruction and degradation of forested lands on the Australian continent since European settlement can be attributed to a variety of factors including the need for settlements to survive...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 446–457.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Georgette Leah Burns Using Fraser Island in Queensland and Penguin Island in Western Australia as study areas, this paper examines changing management policies and practices with regards to human-animal interactions in wildlife tourism settings. In particular, the shifting relationships between...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.081
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... managers and a self-identified group of people who feed wildlife. The initial phase consisted of 29 unstructured, in-depth interviews with wildlife feeders, people negatively affected by wildlife feeding, wildlife managers and wildlife policy makers. Analysis of these data informed the second phase...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.010
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... safety, and for the welfare of the wildlife. As working zoologists, we asked: “To what extent does the media's portrayal of human-wildlife interaction define or obscure the contentious issues in wildlife management?” We examined 287 newspaper articles over one year (7/10/05 to 9/10/06). The journalism...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.003
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... (Soulé and Gilpin 1986; Thomas et al. 1990) and assist wildlife managers (Shaffer 1983; Lacy et al. 1989; Seal and Lacy 1989). There is enormous potential for using population viability to assist wildlife management in Australia’s forests. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.002
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... sites, and for kinds of prey. Nest and foraging sites, nesting materials and prey may be associated with mature or overmature trees, but not exclusively with habitat trees. Ensuring that these resources are available requires modification of existing wildlife management programmes and needs to begin...