Factors influencing occurrence of a freshwater turtle in an urban landscape: a resilient species?
Danielle Stokeld, Andrew J Hamer, Rodney van der Ree, Vincent Pettigrove, Graeme Gillespie
Wildlife Research | CSIRO PUBLISHING | Published : 2014
Tim Jessop assisted with statistical analyses. Chhavi Bhandari and Stefano Canessa helped with ArcGIS. Katelyn Power assisted with fieldwork. This study was undertaken under Permit #10005308, issued by Department of Environment and Primary Industries, University of Melbourne Animal Ethics Committee #0811058.1, and Melbourne Water #850/101/0208-5. The Baker Foundation supported Andrew Hamer and Rodney van der Ree and, together with The School of Botany at The University of Melbourne, supported Danielle Stokeld. We thank the many land owners and managers who allowed us to survey turtles in their wetlands.