Fauna Technical Notes
The fauna technical notes provide supplementary information and technical explanation on commonly encountered fauna management issues in production forests. They are advisory and are not additions/alterations to the Forest Practices Code.
Technical Note 1:
Guidance on managing eagles’ nests.
Technical Note 2:
Background information on the construction and limitations of the mature habitat availability map.
Technical Note 3:
Provides guidance on identifying swift parrot potential foraging and breeding habitat. This technical note formalises documentation that has been used by industry planners for many years.
Technical Note 4:
A survey protocol for determining the presence/absence of the broad-toothed stag beetle.
Technical Note 5:
A survey protocol for determining the presence/absence of the Mt Mangana stag beetle.
Technical Note 6:
An explanation of how the model should be used for nest searches.
Technical Note 7:
Background information on implementing wildlife habitat clump provisions of the Forest Practices Code.
Technical Note 8:
Background information on implementing wildlife habitat strip provisions of the Forest Practices Code.
Technical Note 9:
This form can be used to complete details of interesting or unusual sightings of any fauna – details will be passed on to Parks and Wildlife Service.
Technical Note 10:
Provides guidance on identifying potential Tasmanian devil and spotted-tailed quoll habitat and on designing effective habitat networks across the broader landscape.
Technical Note 11:
This technical note outlines the recommended survey method so that results can be interpreted in terms of existing knowledge.
Technical Note 12:
The habitat categories in this technical note assist with decisions on managing habitat for the grey goshawk in the north-west of the state.
Technical Note 13:
The keeled snail (Tasmaphena lamproides) is listed as rare and surveys may be required for this species in areas proposed for forestry operations. This technical note outlines recommended survey methods.
Technical Note 14:
Identifying eagle and goshawk nests can be tricky, even for the specialists, so we have put together these notes on things to look for.
Technical Note 15:
Guidance for the design of fauna-friendly culvert crossings.
This note provides guidance for assessing habitat suitability.
Technical Note 17:
Information on identifying and assessing masked owl habitat and guidance on how to manage known masked owl sites and potential habitat.
Technical Note 18:
Information on identifying habitat for the two species of threatened frog found in Tasmania; the green and gold frog (Litoria raniformis) and the striped marsh frog (Limnodynastes peroni).