AMPHIBIAN ABUNDANCE AND DETECTION TRENDS DURING A LARGE FLOOD IN A SEMI-ARID FLOODPLAIN WETLAND
Joanne F Ocock, Richard T Kingsford, Trent D Penman, Jodi JL Rowley
Herpetological Conservation and Biology | HERPETOLOGICAL CONSERVATION & BIOLOGY | Published : 2016
We thank landholders and Reserve rangers for permission to access the Macquarie Marshes, particularly Ray and Sue Jones, Garry and Leanne Hall, Simon and Kelly Earl, Adam and Leone Coleman, David Thornton, Doug and Christine Andrews, and John Stuart. Funding and support were provided by the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage, particularly Debbie Love, the NSW Frog and Tadpole Society, and the Foundation for National Parks and Wildlife Service. For their assistance in the field, we thank Carly Humphries, Jonathon Windsor, Ashley Soltysiak, Sarah Meredith, David Herasimtschuk, Angela Knerl, Diana Grasso, and Bill Koutsamanis. The study was approved by the Animal Care and Ethics Committee, University of New South Wales, Australia (09/102B) and scientific license 13162, Office of Environment and Heritage, New South Wales, Australia.