Manipulating wetland hydroperiod to improve occupancy rates by an endangered amphibian: modelling management scenarios
Andrew J Hamer, Geoffrey W Heard, Jake Urlus, Jonathon Ricciardello, Bernadette Schmidt, Darren Quin, William K Steele
Journal of Applied Ecology | WILEY-BLACKWELL | Published : 2016
This study was funded by Melbourne Water. We thank Ruth Marr from Ecology Australia Pty. Ltd. (EA) for contributing to survey design and fieldwork. Michelle Wilson, Cathy Cavallo and other staff from EA also made important contributions to field work. We thank Operations Staff at the WTP for their management of habitat ponds and for pond water depth records. A.J.H. was supported by The Baker Foundation; G.W.H. was supported by a Victorian Postdoctoral Research Fellowship. Surveys were approved by the Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (Licence No. 10005459 and 10006616).