Saving our Species resources

The Saving our Species team has produced several scientific publications and other resources on threatened species and their habitats.

A large-scale application of project prioritization to threatened species investment by a government agency
Publication Type: Peer-reviewed Journal Article
Publication Date: 2018
Brazill-Boast J, Williams M, Rickwood B, Partridge T, Bywater G, Cumbo B, Shannon I, Probert WJM, Ravallion J, Possingham H, Maloney RF 2018, A large-scale application of project prioritization to threatened species investment by a government agency. PLOS ONE 13, e0201413. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0201413.

Are koalas detected more effectively by systematic spotlighting or diurnal searches?
Publication Type: Peer-reviewed Journal Article
Publication Date: 2019
Wilmott L, Cullen D, Madani G, Krogh M, Madden K 2019, Are koalas detected more effectively by systematic spotlighting or diurnal searches? Australian Mammalogy 41, 157–160. doi:10.1071/AM18006.

Assisted run(a)way: Translocation planning to secure the Bankstown Hibbertia
Publication Type: Peer-reviewed Journal Article
Publication Date: June 2018
Cuneo P, Emery N, Errington G, Sherieff A (Jun) Assisted run(a)way: Translocation planning to secure the Bankstown Hibbertia. Australasian Plant Conservation: Journal of the Australian Network for Plant Conservation 27, 23–25.

Coming to terms with Ox-eye Daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare) in Kosciuszko National Park, New South Wales
Publication Type: Peer-reviewed Journal Article
Publication Date: 2018
McDougall K, Wright G, Peach E 2018, Coming to terms with Ox-eye Daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare) in Kosciuszko National Park, New South Wales. Ecological Management & Restoration 19, 4–13. doi:10.1111/emr.12296.

Endangered species recovery: A resource allocation problem
Publication Type: Peer-reviewed Journal Article
Publication Date: 2018
Gerber LR, Runge MC, Maloney RF, Iacona GD, Drew CA, Avery-Gomm S, Brazill-Boast J, Crouse D, Epanchin-Niell RS, Hall SB, Maguire LA, Male T, Morgan D, Newman J, Possingham HP, Rumpff L, Weiss KCB, Wilson RS, Zablan MA 2018, Endangered species recovery: A resource allocation problem. Science 362, 284–286. doi:10.1126/science.aat8434.

Extensive populations of Dracophyllum macranthum (Ericaceae) in Coorabakh National Park suggest a review of threat status
Publication Type: Peer-reviewed Journal Article
Publication Date: 2018
Bell S, Sims R 2018, Extensive populations of Dracophyllum macranthum (Ericaceae) in Coorabakh National Park suggest a review of threat status. Australasian Plant Conservation: Journal of the Australian Network for Plant Conservation 27, 11–14.

Fire regimes and shifting community patterns: a case study and method for species with complex fire requirements
Publication Type: Peer-reviewed Journal Article
Publication Date: September 2018
Tierney DA 2018, Fire regimes and shifting community patterns: a case study and method for species with complex fire requirements. Plant Ecology 219(12): 1503-1518. DOI 10.1007/s11258-018-0897-0

Hibbertia circinata, a new species from south-eastern New South Wales
Publication Type: Peer-reviewed Journal Article
Publication Date: 2018
McDougall K, Wright G, Walsh N 2018, Hibbertia circinata, a new species from south-eastern New South Wales. Telopea 21, 39–44. doi:10.7751/telopea12440.

Incorporating climate change planning into the Saving our Species Site-Managed stream
Publication Type: Report
Publication Date: 2019
Lawson JR, Auld TD, Brazill-Boast J, Englert-Duursma D, Gallagher RV, Laws CA, Leishman MR 2019 Incorporating climate change planning into the Saving our Species Site-Managed stream. Report to NSW Office of Environment and Heritage. Sydney, Australia.
Publication Type: Webtool
Publication Date: 2019
https://sosss.science.mq.edu.au

It takes a village: detection dogs, partnerships and volunteers aid hawkweed eradication in mainland Australia
Publication Type: Peer-reviewed Conference Proceedings
Publication Date: September 2016
Cherry H, Constantine A, Primrose K, Hauser C, Tasker K 2016, It takes a village: detection dogs, partnerships and volunteers aid hawkweed eradication in mainland Australia. 20th Australasian Weeds Conference, Perth, Western Australia, 11-15 September 2016 164–170.

Needle in a haystack – detecting hawkweeds using drones
Publication Type: Peer-reviewed Conference Proceedings
Publication Date: September 2018
Hamilton M, Matthews R, Caldwell J 2018, Needle in a haystack - detecting hawkweeds using drones. In 21st Australasian Weeds Conference. 126130 http://www.caws.org.au/awc/2018/awc201811261.pdf.

New insights into the ecology of the critically endangered Banksia conferta (Proteaceae) from the mid-north coast of NSW
Publication Type: Peer-reviewed Journal Article
Publication Date: 2017
Bell S 2017, New insights into the ecology of the critically endangered Banksia conferta (Proteaceae) from the mid-north coast of NSW. Australasian Plant Conservation: Journal of the Australian Network for Plant Conservation 26, 15–18.

Novel field observations of eucalypt sap feeding behaviour in the Eastern Pygmy Possum
Publication Type: Peer-reviewed Journal Article
Publication Date: 2018
Hockey R, Wilmott L, Hall L, Madani G 2018, Novel field observations of eucalypt sap feeding behaviour in the Eastern Pygmy Possum Cercartetus nanus. Australian Zoologist. doi:10.7882/AZ.2018.039.

Organisational perspectives on threatened species monitoring
Publication Type: Book Chapter
Publication Date: September 2018
Natasha M. Robinson, Rachel Morgain, Sarah Legge, Ben C. Scheele, David B. Lindenmayer, Darren M. Southwell, Kerrie Bennison, Joe Benshemesch, Doug Bickerton, Lyndon Brooks, Oberon Carter, Chris Dickman, Glen Ehmke, John Kanowski, Jessica Koleck, Mark Lintermans, Helene Marsh, Damon Oliver, Rachel Paltridge, Jim Radford, Anja Skroblin, Adrian Wayne and John C. Z. Woinarski (2018). Organisational perspectives on threatened species monitoring. In Sarah Legge, David Lindenmayer, Natasha Robinson, Benjamin Scheele, Darren Southwell, Brendan Wintle eds. 2018,  Monitoring threatened species and ecological communities.  CSIRO Publishing, January 2018.

Phytophthora species isolated from alpine and sub-alpine regions of Australia, including the description of two new species; Phytophthora cacuminis sp. nov and Phytophthora oreophila sp. nov.
Publication Type: Book Chapter
Publication Date: September 2019
Khaliq I, Burgess TI, McDougall KL, St J Hardy 2019, Phytophthora species isolated from alpine and sub-alpine regions of Australia, including the description of two new species; Phytophthora cacuminis sp. nov and Phytophthora oreophila sp. nov. Fungal Biology 123, 29-41.

Planning for success: Why conservation programs need a strategic program for recovering species
Publication Type: Peer-reviewed Journal Article
Publication Date: 2019
Adams, VM, O'Donnell, JO, Burley, A., Lawson J., Auld, TD, Brazill-Boast, J., Laws CA, Gallagher RV, 2019, Planning for success: Why conservation programs need a strategic program for recovering species, Conservation Science and Practice, e95, 1-11, https://doi.org/10.1111/csp2.95

Plant, invertebrate and pathogen interactions in Kosciuszko National Park
Publication Type: Peer-reviewed Journal Article
Publication Date: 2018
McDougall KL, Wright GT, Burgess TI, Farrow R, Khaliq I, Laurence MH, Wallenius T, Liew ECY 2018, Plant, invertebrate and pathogen interactions in Kosciuszko National Park. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 140, 259–312. https://openjournals.library.sydney.edu.au/index.php/LIN/article/view/13207.

Predictors of Phytophthora diversity and community composition in natural areas across diverse Australian ecoregions
Publication Type: Peer-reviewed Journal Article
Publication Date: 2019
Nicol, S, Brazill-Boast, J., Gorrod, E, McSorely A, Peyrard, N, Chades, I 2019, Quantifying the impact of uncertainty on threat management for biodiversity, Nature communications 10(1): 3570 DOI 10.1038/s41467-019-11404-5

Predicting the occurrence of an endangered reptile based on habitat attributes
Publication Type: Peer-reviewed Journal Article
Publication Date: 2018
Gorissen S, Baird IRC, Greenlees M, Sherieff AN, Shine R 2018, Predicting the occurrence of an endangered reptile based on habitat attributes. Pacific Conservation Biology 24, 12–24. doi:10.1071/PC17027.

Predictors of Phytophthora diversity and community composition in natural areas across diverse Australian ecoregions
Publication Type: Peer-reviewed Journal Article
Publication Date: 2019
Burgess TI, McDougall KL, Scott PM, Hardy GES, Garnas J 2019, Predictors of Phytophthora diversity and community composition in natural areas across diverse Australian ecoregions. Ecography 42, 565–577.

Recovering Australian Threatened Species – A Book of Hope
Publication Type: Book
Publication Date: 2018
Garnett S, Latch P, Lindenmayer D, Woinarski J (eds) 2018, Recovering Australian Threatened Species – A Book of Hope, CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne showcases successful conservation stories and identifies approaches and implementation methods that have been most effective in recovering threatened species.

Saving our Species: cost-effective monitoring and evaluation for a large-scale threatened species program
Publication Type: Peer-reviewed Book Chapter
Publication Date: January 2018
Brazill-Boast J 2018, Saving our Species: cost-effective monitoring and evaluation for a large-scale threatened species program, in S Legge, D Lindenmayer, N Robinson, B Scheele, D Southwell and B Wintle (eds) Monitoring threatened species and ecological communities, CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, 17, Section 3

Saving our Species Guidelines for Estimating and Evaluating Species' Response to Management
Publication Type: Report
Publication Date: 2019
Mayfield H, Rhodes J, Evans M and Maron M 2019, Saving our Species Guidelines for Estimating and Evaluating Species' Response to Management. Report to Department of Planning, Industry and Environment. Sydney, Australia

Spending limited resources on de-extinction could lead to net biodiversity loss
Publication Type: Peer-reviewed Journal Article
Publication Date: March 2017
Bennett JR, Maloney RF, Steeves TE, Brazill-Boast J, Possingham HP, Seddon PJ 2017, Spending limited resources on de-extinction could lead to net biodiversity loss; Nature Ecology and Evolution, Vol1, Article 0053

Susceptibility of nine alpine species to the root rot pathogens Phytophthora cinnamomi and P. cambivora
Publication Type: Peer-reviewed Journal Article
Publication Date: 2018
Rigg JL, McDougall KL, Liew ECY 2018, Susceptibility of nine alpine species to the root rot pathogens Phytophthora cinnamomi and P. cambivora. Australasian Plant Pathology 47, 351–356. doi:10.1007/s13313-018-0564-x.

The decline of the Northern Long-nosed Potoroo Potorous tridactylus tridactylus on the far north coast of New South Wales
Publication Type: Peer-reviewed Journal Article
Publication Date: September 2018
Andren M, Milledge D, Scotts D, Smith J 2018, The decline of the Northern Long-nosed Potoroo Potorous tridactylus tridactylus on the far north coast of New South Wales. Australian Zoologist 39, 414–423. doi:10.7882/AZ.2018.010.

The distribution and conservation of the endangered atlas rainforest ground-beetle, Nurus atlas (Laporte, 1867) (Coleoptera: Carabidae), in North-east New South Wales
Publication Type: Peer-reviewed Journal Article
Publication Date: 2018
Charley D, Andren M 2018, The distribution and conservation of the endangered atlas rainforest ground-beetle, Nurus atlas (Laporte, 1867) (Coleoptera: Carabidae), in North-east New South Wales. The Australian Entomologist 45, 389–402.

The intersection of diversity metrics and spatial mapping: a case study of regional vegetation patterns for a complex community
Publication Type: Peer-reviewed Journal Article
Publication Date: September 2017
Tierney DA, Wardle GM, Erskine PD 2018, The intersection of diversity metrics and spatial mapping: a case study of regional vegetation patterns for a complex community. Plant Ecology 219(10): 1169-1183.https://doi.org/10.1007/s11258-018-0870-y

Threatened plant translocation case studies: Persoonia pauciflora (North Rothbury Persoonia), Proteaceae
Publication Type: Peer-reviewed Journal Article
Publication Date: 2018
Emery NJ, Hillier P, Offord CA 2018, Threatened plant translocation case studies: Persoonia pauciflora (North Rothbury Persoonia), Proteaceae. Australasian Plant Conservation: Journal of the Australian Network for Plant Conservation 26, 18–21.

Threatened plant translocation case studies: Pomaderris delicata (Delicate Pomaderris), Rhamnaceae
Publication Type: Peer-reviewed Journal Article
Publication Date: 2018
McDougall K, Armstong R, McAuliffe J, Taylor D 2018, Threatened plant translocation case studies: Pomaderris delicata (Delicate Pomaderris), Rhamnaceae. Australasian Plant Conservation: Journal of the Australian Network for Plant Conservation 27, 10–12.

Trading populations–can biodiversity offsets effectively compensate for population losses?
Publication Type: Peer-reviewed Journal Article
Publication Date: September 2017
Tierney, DA, Sommerville, KD, Tierney, KE, Fatemi, M, Gross CL 2017, Trading populations-can biodiversity offsets effectively compensate for population losses?" Biodiversity and Conservation v. 26(no. 9): pp. 2115-2131-2017 v.2126 no.2119. DOI 10.1007/s10531-017-1348-2

Weed surveillance using search theory
Publication Type: Peer-reviewed Conference Proceedings
Publication Date: September 2018
Cacho O, Panetta D, Cherry H, Hester S, Bower S, Bower H 2018, Weed surveillance using search theory. In 21st Australasian Weeds Conference. 21st Australasian Weeds Conference, Manly, New South Wales, 9-13 September 2018 187–191 http://www.caws.org.au/awc/2018/awc201811871.pdf.