Archive: monitoring

Assessing invasive animals in Australia 2008

Invasive animals cause enormous damage to Australia’s economy, environment and society. Assessing Invasive Animals in Australia 2008 presents, for the first time, consistent national information on the distribution and abundance […]

Improving Fox Management Strategies in Australia

The European red fox was introduced into Australia in the 1870s for recreational hunting. Their subsequent spread was rapid and they are now responsible for environmental and agricultural impacts valued […]

Review of alien fish monitoring techniques, indicators and protocols: implications for national monitoring of Australia’s inland river systems.

This report presents a brief overview of current information regarding alien fish species: their distribution and abundance, and impacts; sampling techniques and monitoring protocols; indicators; control; and monitoring and research […]

Introduced mammals in Australian rangelands: Future threats and the role of monitoring programmes in management strategies

In the present paper, we have provided an initial assessment of the current and future threats to biodiversity posed by introduced mammals (predators and herbivores) inhabiting the Australian rangelands, exploring […]

Monitoring abundance of foxes and cryptic threatened species using microsatellite analysis of faecal pellets.

One of the greatest challenges in endangered animal species management is estimating abundance of endangered animals and the feral pests that contribute to their endangerment. Current methods for estimating abundance […]

The West Coast Integrated Pest Management Program: A coordinated community approach to pest management on the Eyre Peninsula, South Australia

Over 400 landholders on central and western Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, are involved in the West Coast Integrated Pest Management Program, a Natural Heritage Trust-funded program which is managed by […]