Biodiversity Series, Paper No. 4
S.R. Morton, J. Short and R.D. Barker, with an Appendix by G.F. Griffin and G. Pearce
Department of the Environment, Sport and Territories, 1995
6. Foci of biological diversity in the Northern Territory
6.1. Sturt Plateau
Cattle grazing, mining, tourism, Aboriginal land.
National Parks and Nature Reserves
Land degradation due to over-grazing (Wilcox and Cunningham 1994), and feral donkeys (McCool et al. 1981; Freeland and Choquenot 1990). Fire management is also an issue.
Species that are regionally endemic
Other significant populations
Woinarski and Fisher (1995a,b) found few notable vertebrate animals in country dominated by lancewood Acacia shirleyi.