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Threat Abatement Plan for Competition and Land Degradation by Feral Goats

Biodiversity Group Environment Australia, 1999
ISBN 0 642 54634 7

References

Agricultural Protection Board (1993) Trial use of 1080 to control feral goats in Western Australia. pp10 Report and recommendations of the Environmental Protection Authority. Bulletin No. 719 Agricultural Protection Board of Western Australia.

Allen, L.R., and Lee, J.M., (1995) The management of feral goat impact on Townsend Island. Progress report to the Department of Defence, Queensland Department of Lands.

Auld, T.D., (1993) The impact of grazing on regeneration of the shrub Acacia carnei in arid Australia. Biol. Conserv. 65:165-76

Biodiversity Group, Environment Australia (1996) Draft threat abatement plan for predation by the European red fox. Invasive Species Program, Australian Nature Conservation Agency, Canberra.

Bayliss, P., and Yeomans K., (1989) Distribution and abundance of feral livestock in the 'Top End' of the Northern Territory (1985-86), and their relation to population control. Aust. Wildl. Res. 16:651-76.

Benshemesh, J., (1998) National Recovery Plan for Malleefowl. Threatened Species Network South Australia.

Bomford, M., (1990) A role for fertility control in wildlife management? Bureau of Rural Resources, Bulletin no. 7, Canberra.

Bomford, M., and O'Brien, P., (1995) Eradication or control for vertebrate pests? Wildlife Society Bulletin 23: 249 - 255.

Butler, G., Richardson, M., and Ganter. W., (1991) Recovery Plan for grevillea iaspicula mcgillivray (Wee Jasper Grevillea). Australian National Botanic Gardens

Brill, T., (Pers. Comm.) NSW Agriculture

Carter, D.B., (ed). (1995) Outfoxing foxes for nature conservation: preparing a national threat abatement plan. Australian Nature Conservation Agency, Canberra.

Choquenot, D., (1988) Feral donkeys in northern Australia: population dynamics and cost of control. Unpublished Master of Applied Science, Canberra College of Advanced Education, Canberra, Australia, pp113.

Coblentz, B.E., (1977) Some range relationships of feral goats on Santa Catalina Island, California. J. Rang. Manage. 30(6): 415-9.

Daly, K., and Goriup P., (1987) Eradication of feral goats from small islands. Report to International Council for Bird Preservation, Cambridge. Study Report No. 17.

Davies, R.J.P., (1990) Gammon Ranges National Park - Vegetation Monitoring, and Rare and Threatened Plant Species 1987. Nature Conservation Society of South Australia, p92.

Davies, R.J.P., (1995) Threatened Plant Species Management in National Parks and Wildlife Act Reserves in South Australia. Botanic Gardens Of Adelaide, South Australia, 184 pp.

Dawson, T.J., Denny, M.J.S., Russell E.M.. and Ellis B., (1975) Water use and diet preferences of free ranging kangaroos, sheep and feral goats in the Australian arid zone during summer. J. Zool. 177:1-23

Dawson, T.J., and Ellis B. (1979) Comparison of the diets of yellow-footed rock-wallabies and sympatric herbivores in western New South Wales. Aust. Wildl. Res. 6: 245-54.

Dodd, G.J. and Hartwig, G.B. (1992) Goat eradication by hunting, an experience worth reporting. pp37-39 in L.W. Best (ed), Feral Goat Seminar Proceedings. Department of Environment and Planning, Adelaide.

Edwards, G.P., Clancy, T.F., Lee, J., and McDonnell, J., (1994) Feral animal control in the rangelands. Final report to The Australia Nature Conservation Agency, Canberra. pp20.

Forsyth, D.M., and Parkes,J.P., (1995) Suitability of aerially sown artificial baits as a technique for poisoning feral goats. N.Z. J. Ecol. 19:73-76.

Frazer, T., (1992) Feral goat control, Danggali Conservation Park. pp34-36 in L.W. Best (ed), Feral Goat Seminar Proceedings. Department of Environment and Planning, Adelaide.

Gaffney, R.F., and Atkinson, G.C., (1995) Feral Goat Threat Abatement Plan for Tasmania: Management Phase. Parks and Wildlife Service, Department of Environment and Land Management, Tasmania.

Gross, C.L., and Steed, A., (1997) Recovery Plan for Grevillea beadleana. NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service

Hall, G.P. and Kinnear (1991) Recovery Plan for the Black-Flanked Rock-Wallaby, Petrogale lateralis lateralis (Gould) Department of Conservation and Land Management for Threatened Species and Communities Section, Biodiversity Group, Environment Australia, Canberra.

Harrington, G.N., (1982) The feral goat. pp3-73 in: P.J. Holst, Goats for Meat and Fibre in Australia. Standing Committee on Agriculture Technical Report Series No. 11, CSIRO, Canberra.

Harrington, G.N., (1986) Herbivore diet in a semi-arid Eucalyptus populnea woodland. 2. Feral goats. Aust. J. Exp. Agric. 26: 423-9.

Henzell, R.P., (1984) Methods of controlling feral goats. Department of Agriculture South Australia. Fact Sheet No. 20/84.

Henzell, R., (1992a) The ecology of feral goats. pp 13-20 in D. Freudenberger (ed), Proceedings of the National Workshop on Feral Goat Management. Bureau of Resource Sciences, Canberra.

Henzell, R.P., (1992b) Summary of goat biology and environmental impacts - implications for eradication. in L.W. Best (ed), Feral Goat Seminar Proceedings. Department of Environment and Planning, Adelaide.

Hill, F.A.R., (1991) A Research Recovery Plan for the Brush-tailed Rock-wallaby Petrogale penicillata penicillata (Gray 1825), in south-eastern Australia. Department of Conservation and Environment, Victoria for Threatened Species and Communities Section, Biodiversity Group, Environment Australia, Canberra.

Holland, E., Kershaw, K., and Brown, A., (1997) Hinged Dragon Orchid (Drakonorchis drakeoidesms), Interim Recovery Plan. Department of Conservation & Land Management, WA

Hone, J., (1990) Predator-prey theory and feral pig control, with emphasis on evaluation of shooting from a helicopter. Aust. Wildl. Res. 17:123-30

James, C., Landsberg, J., and Morton, S., (1997) Provision of watering points in Australian rangelands: a literature review of effects on biota. in Landsberg, J.,James, C. Morton, S., Hobbs, T.J., Stol, J., Drew, A. and Tongway, H.. (1997) The effects of Artificial sources of water on rangeland biodiversity. A report to the Department of Environment, Sport and Territories, Canberra.

Landsberg, J., James, C., Morton, S., Hobbs, T.J., Stol, J., Drew, A., and Tongway, H., (1997) The effects of Artificial sources of water on rangeland biodiversity. A report to the Department of Environment, Sport and Territories, Canberra.

Lim, L., Sheppard, N., Smith, P. and Smith J. (1992) The biology and management of the yellow-footed rock-wallabies, Petrogale xanthopus, in New South Wales. New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service Species Management Report 10. Sydney.

Maas, S. and Choquenot D. (1995) Feral goats in outcrop areas of the semi-arid rangelands: aerial survey techniques and the cost of helicopter shooting. Final report to The Wildlife and Exotic Diseases Preparedness Program, Bureau of Resource Sciences, Canberra.

Mahood, I.T. (1985) Some aspects of ecology and the control of feral goats (Capra hircus L ) in western New South Wales. Unpublished M.Sc. Thesis, Macquarie University, Sydney.

Matthes, M. & Nash, S. (1993) Cynanchum elegans: Conservation Research Statement and Species Recovery Plan. NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service

McKnight, T.L. (1976) Friendly Vermin: A Survey of Feral Livestock in Australia. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Miller, E., Riethmuller, J., Kelly, D. and Boyd-Lay, S. (1998) Economics of feral goat control in south-west Queensland. Proceedings of the 11th Australian Veretbrate Pest Conference, Bunbury.

Morris, K., Speldewinde, P. and Orell, P. (1997) Djoongari (Shark Bay Mouse) Recovery Plan. Western Australian Wildlife Research Centre, Department of Conservation and Land Management for Threatened Species and Communities Section, Biodiversity Group, Environment Australia, Canberra.

Naismith, T. (1992) Feral goat control in national parks in the Flinders and Gammon Ranges. in: Best L.W. (ed) Feral Goat Seminar: Proceedings: pp32-33. Department of Environment and Planning, Adelaide.

New Zealand Department of Conservation (1994) National Possum Control Plan 1993-2002 Department of Conservation, Wellington.

New Zealand Department of Conservation (1995) National Feral Goat Control Plan 1994-2003 Department of Conservation, Wellington.

Norbury, G. (1993) The use of 1080 to control feral goats in Western Australia. Appendix 3 in The proposed use of 1080 to control feral goats in Western Australia. Public Environmental Review EPA Assessment No. 752. Agricultural Protection Board of Western Australia.

O'Brien, P.H. (1984) Feral goat home range: Influence of social class and environmental factors. App. Anim. Behav. Sci. 12: 373-85.

O'Flynn, M. (1992) Animal welfare considerations. pp 40-57 in D. Freudenberger (ed), Proceedings of the National Workshop on Feral Goat Management. Bureau of Resource Sciences, Canberra.

Parkes, J.P. (1983) Control of feral goats by poisoning with compound 1080 on natural vegetation baits and by shooting. N.Z. J. For. Sci. 13:266-74

Parkes, J.P. (1990) Feral goat control in New Zealand Biol. Conserv. 54:335-48

Parkes, J.P. (1993b) The ecological dynamics of pest-resource-people systems. N.Z. J. Zool. 20:223-230.

Parkes, J., Henzell R. and Pickles G. (1996) Managing Vertebrate Pests: Feral Goats. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

Peters, M. (1992) Animal welfare considerations and goat control in L.W. Best (ed), Feral Goat Seminar Proceedings. Department of Environment and Planning, Adelaide.

Pickard, J. (1992) Conservation Research Statement Eriocaulon carsonii. Macquarie University, NSW

Pople, A.R., Clancy, T.F. and Thompson, J.A. (1996) Control and Monitoring of Feral Goats in Central-Western Queensland. A report to the Australian Nature Conservation Agency, Canberra. Pp45

Saunders, G. and Bryant., H. (1988) The evaluation of a feral pig eradication program during a simulated exotic disease outbreak. Aust. Wildl. Res. 15:73-81.

Shepherd, R. (1996) Eradication of feral goats, Peron Peninsula, Western Australia. Progress report to Australian Nature Conservation Agency, FPP Project No. 48.

Southwell, C., Weaver, K., Sheppard, N. and Morris. P. (1993) Distribution and relative abundance of feral goats in the rangelands of eastern Australia. Aust. Rangel. J. 15:334-8

Taylor, D. and Katahira L. (1988) Radio telemetry as an aid in eradicating remnant feral goats. Wildl. Soc. Bull. 16:297-299.

Tyndale-Biscoe, C.H. (1994) Virus-vectored immunocontraception of feral mammals. In: M.P. Bradley (ed), Immunological control of fertility: from gametes to gonads. Reproduction Fertility and Development 6, 281-287.

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Yocom, C.F. (1967) Ecology of feral goats in Haleakala National Park, Maui, Hawaii. Am. Mid. Nat. 77:418-51