Bellinger River Emydura (Emydura macquarii) Recovery Plan

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service, July 2001
ISBN 0 731 36367 1

16.0 References

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NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service and State Forests of NSW (1999). Terms of License Under the Threatened Species Conservation Act for the Integrated Forestry Operations Approval for the Lower North East Forest Agreement Region.

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (in prep.). The NSW Threat Abatement Plan for Predation by the Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes). National Parks and Wildlife Service, Hurstville.

NSW Scientific Committee (1997). Final Determination to list the turtle Emydura macquarii (Bellinger River form) as a vulnerable species on Schedule 2 of the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995. Gazettal date 21/2/97.

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17.0 Acronyms used in this document

BCMC - Bellinger Catchment Management Committee

BSC - Bellingen Shire Council

CMB - Upper North Coast Catchment Management Board

DLWC - Department of Land and Water Conservation

EP& Act - NSW Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

EPBC Act - Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

LEP - Local Environmental Plan

NPW Act - NSW National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974

NPWS - NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service

NVC Act - NSW Native Vegetation Conservation Act 1997

SFNSW - State Forests of NSW

TSC Act - NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995