Monitoring, imperfect detection, and risk optimization of a Tasmanian devil insurance population
Tracy M Rout, Christopher M Baker, Stewart Huxtable, Brendan A Wintle
Conservation Biology | WILEY | Published : 2018
Awarded by ARC Future Fellowship
This work was supported by the Environmental Decisions Hub of the National Environmental Research Program (NERP). T.M.R. and B.W. were supported by the Threatened Species Recovery Hub of the National Environmental Science Program (NESP). B.W. was supported by ARC Future Fellowship (FT100100819). C.M.B. is the recipient of a John Stocker Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Science and Industry Endowment Fund. The Save the Tasmanian Devil Program is an initiative of the Tasmanian and Australian governments and is funded by The Tasmanian Government, the Australian Government, and the Save the Tasmanian Devil Appeal. Collection of the data used in this paper would not be possible without the support of Forestry Tasmania, the Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service, Bangor Farm, and other landholders and land-managers of the Forestier Peninsula. Reintroduced devils were bred in captivity by the Captive Management Section, DPIPWE and member organizations of the Zoo and Aquarium Association. Thanks to D. Pemberton for comments and B. Lazenby and C. van Rossum for contributing to an earlier version of this work.