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Publications

Peer-reviewed papers

 

2016

Portas, T. J., Cunningham, R. B., Spratt, D., Devlin, J., Holz, P., Batson, W., Owens, J. and Manning, A. D. (2016). Beyond morbidity and mortality in reintroduction programmes: changing health parameters in reintroduced eastern bettongs Bettongia gaimardi. Oryx, doi:10.1017/S0030605315001283.

Le Roux, D. S., Ikin, K., Lindenmayer, D. B., Bistricer, G., Manning, A. D., and Gibbons, P. (2016) Effects of entrance size, tree size and landscape context on nest box occupancy: Considerations for management and biodiversity offsets, Forest Ecology and Management, 366, pp.135-142, ISSN 0378-1127, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2016.02.017.

Le Roux, D.S., Ikin, K., Lindenmayer, D.B., Bistricer, G., Manning, A.D., Gibbons, P. (2016)
Enriching small trees with artificial nest boxes cannot mimic the value of large trees for hollow-nesting birds. Restoration Ecology, 24 (2), pp. 252-258. DOI: 10.1111/rec.12303

Howland, B.W.A., Stojanovic, D., Gordon, I.J., Radford, J., Manning, A.D., Lindenmayer, D.B.  (2016) Birds of a feather flock together: Using trait-groups to understand the effect of macropod grazing on birds in grassy habitats. Biological Conservation, 194, pp. 89-99. DOI:10.1016/j.biocon.2015.11.033

Batson, W. G., Gordon, I. J., Fletcher, D. B., and Manning, A. D. (2016) The effect of pre-release captivity on post-release performance in reintroduced eastern bettongs Bettongia gaimardi. Oryx, (First view) doi:10.1017/S0030605315000496.

2015

Batson W.G., Gordon I.J., Fletcher D.B. & Manning A.D.  (2015). Translocation tactics: A framework to support the IUCN Guidelines for wildlife translocations and improve the quality of applied methods. Journal of Applied Ecology, Early View.

McIntyre, S., Cunningham, R. B., Donnelly, C. F. & Manning, A. D. (2015). Restoration of eucalypt grassy woodland: effects of experimental interventions on ground-layer vegetation. Australian Journal of Botany, 62: 570-579. Abstract

Rayner, L., Ikin, K., Evans, M. J., Gibbons, P., Lindenmayer, D. B., Manning, A. D. (2015), Avifauna and urban encroachment in time and space. Diversity and Distributions, 21: 428–440. doi: 10.1111/ddi.12293 Abstract

Le Roux, D.S., Ikin, K., Lindenmayer, D.B., Manning, A.D., Gibbons, P. (2015) Single large or several small? Applying biogeographic principles to tree-level conservation and biodiversity offsets. Biological Conservation, 191, pp. 558-566. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2015.08.011

2014

Barton P. S., Weaver H. J. and Manning A. D. (2014) Contrasting diversity dynamics of phoretic mites and beetles associated with vertebrate carrion. Experimental and Applied Acarology 63, 1-13.

Howland, B., Stojanovic, D., Gordon, I.J., Manning, A.D., Fletcher, D. and Lindenmayer, D.B. (2014) Eaten out of house and home: Impacts of grazing on ground-dwelling reptiles in Australian grasslands and grassy woodlands. PLoS ONE, 9(12), . DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0105966 Abstract

Ikin, K., Barton, P.S., Knight, E., Lindenmayer, D.B., Fischer, J., Manning, A.D. (2014)
Bird community responses to the edge between suburbs and reserves Oecologia, 174 (2), pp. 545-557.
DOI: 10.1007/s00442-013-2793-6 Abstract

Le Roux D.S., Ikin K., Lindenmayer D.B., Manning A.D., Gibbons P. (2014) The Future of Large Old Trees in Urban Landscapes. PLoS ONE 9(6): e99403. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0099403

Le Roux, D.S., Ikin, K., Lindenmayer, D.B., Blanchard, W., Manning, A.D. & Gibbons, P. (2014) Reduced availability of habitat structures in urban landscapes: Implications for policy and practice. Landscape and Urban Planning, 125 pp. 57-64.

Lindenmayer, D.B., Laurance, W.F., Franklin, J.F., Likens, G.E., Banks, S.C., Blanchard, W., Gibbons, P., Ikin, K., Blair, D., Mcburney, L., Manning, A.D. & Stein, J.A.R. (2014) New policies for old trees: Averting a global crisis in a keystone ecological structure. Conservation Letters, 7(1) pp. 61-69.

Macdonald, B.C.T., Farrell, M., Tuomi, S., Barton, P.S., Cunningham, S.A., Manning, A.D. (2014) Carrion decomposition causes large and lasting effects on soil amino acid and peptide flux. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 69, pp. 132-140. DOI: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2013.10.042 Abstract

Manning, A. D., Coles, B. J., Lunn, A. G., Halley, D. J., Ashmole, P., Fallon, S. J., (2014), New evidence of late survival of beaver in Britain. The Holocene 24(12) pp 1849-1855

Newport, J., Shorthouse, D. J., Manning, A. D. (2014) The effects of light and noise from urban development on biodiversity: implications for protected areas in Australia. Ecological Management and Restoration, 15(3) 204-214.

Portas T., Fletcher D., Spratt D., Reiss A., Holz P., Stalder K., Devlin J., Taylor D., Dobroszczyk D. and Manning A. D. (2014) Health evaluation of free-ranging eastern bettongs (bettongia gaimardi) during translocation for reintroduction in Australia. Journal of wildlife diseases, 50(2) pp. 210-23. Abstract

Rayner L., Lindenmayer D. B., Gibbons P. and Manning A. D. (2014) Evaluating empirical evidence for decline in temperate woodland birds: A nationally threatened assemblage of species. Biological Conservation 171, 145-155.

Rayner, L., Lindenmayer, D.B., Wood, J.T., Gibbons, P., Manning, A.D. (2014) Are protected areas maintaining bird diversity? Ecography, 37 (1), pp. 43-53. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0587.2013.00388.x Abstract

2013

Azhar B., Lindenmayer D., Wood J., Fischer J., Manning A., McElhinny C. and Zakaria M. (2013) Contribution of illegal hunting, culling of pest species, road accidents and feral dogs to biodiversity loss in established oil-palm landscapes. Wildlife Research 40, 1-9.

Azhar B., Lindenmayer D. B., Wood J., Fischer J., Manning A., McElhinny C. and Zakaria M. (2013) The influence of agricultural system, stand structural complexity and landscape context on foraging birds in oil palm landscapes. Ibis 155, 297-312.

Barton P. S., Cunningham S. A., Lindenmayer D. B. and Manning A. D. (2013) The role of carrion in maintaining biodiversity and ecological processes in terrestrial ecosystems. Oecologia 171, 761-772.

Barton P. S., Cunningham S. A., Macdonald B. C. T., McIntyre S., Lindenmayer D. B. and Manning A. D. (2013) Species Traits Predict Assemblage Dynamics at Ephemeral Resource Patches Created by Carrion. Plos One 8.

Barton P. S., Cunningham S. A., Manning A. D., Gibb H., Lindenmayer D. B. and Didham R. K. (2013) The spatial scaling of beta diversity. Global Ecology and Biogeography 22, 639-647.

Bennett, V.A., Doerr, E.D., Manning, A.D., Lindenmayer, D.B., Yoon, H.J. (2013) Habitat Selection and Behaviour of a Reintroduced Passerine: Linking Experimental Restoration, Behaviour and Habitat Ecology, PLOS ONE, 8(1), Article

Bennett V. A., Doerr V. A. J., Doerr E. D., Manning A. D., Lindenmayer D. B. and Yoon H. J. (2013) Causes of reintroduction failure of the brown treecreeper: Implications for ecosystem restoration. Austral Ecology 38, 700-712. Article

Ikin K., Beaty R. M., Lindenmayer D. B., Knight E., Fischer J. and Manning A. D. (2013) Pocket parks in a compact city: how do birds respond to increasing residential density? Landscape Ecology 28, 45-56.

Ikin, K., Knight, E., Lindenmayer, D.B., Fischer, J., Manning, A.D. (2013) The influence of native versus exotic streetscape vegetation on the spatial distribution of birds in suburbs and reserves. Diversity and Distributions,
19 (3), 294-306.

Manning A. D., Cunningham R. B. and Lindenmayer D. B. (2013) Bringing forward the benefits of coarse woody debris in ecosystem recovery under different levels of grazing and vegetation density. Biological Conservation 157, 204-214.

Manning A. D., Gibbons P., Fischer J., Oliver D. L. and Lindenmayer D. B. (2013) Hollow futures? Tree decline, lag effects and hollow-dependent species. Animal Conservation 16, 395-403.

Shorthouse, D.J., Iglesias, D., Jeffress, S., Lane, S., Mills, P., Woodbridge, G., McIntyre, S., Manning, A.D. (2012). The ‘making of’ the Mulligans Flat – Goorooyarroo experimental restoration project. Ecological Management Restoration, 13, 112–125.

2012

Bennett, V.A., Doerr, E.D., Manning, A.D., Lindenmayer, D.B., Yoon, H.J. (2012) Habitat Selection and Post-Release Movement of Reintroduced Brown Treecreeper Individuals in Restored Temperate Woodlandy, PLOS ONE, 7(12), Article

Bennett, V.A., Doerr, V.A.J, Doerr, E.D., Manning, A.D. and Lindenmayer, D.B. (2012) The anatomy of a failed reintroduction: a case study with the Brown Treecreeper, Austral Ecology, 37, 204-215. Abstract

Ikin, K., Knight, E., Lindenmayer, D.B., Fischer, J., and Manning, A.D. (2012) The influence of native versus exotic streetscape vegetation on the spatial distribution of birds in suburbs and reserves. Diversity and Distributions, DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-4642.2012.00937.x.

Ikin, K., Knight, E., Lindenmayer, D.B., Fischer, J., and Manning, A.D. (2012) Linking bird species traits to vegetation characteristics in a future urban development zone: implications for urban planning. Urban Ecosystems, DOI: 10.1007/s11252-012-0247-2

Stagoll, K., Lindenmayer, D.B., Knight, E., Fischer, J., and Manning, A.D. (2012) Large trees are keystone structures in urban parks. Conservation Letters, 5, 115-122.

Sheean, V.A., Manning, A.D., Lindenmayer, D.B. (2012) An assessment of scientific approaches towards species relocations in Australia, Austral Ecology, 37, 204-215. Abstract

Shorthouse, D.J., Iglesias, D., Jeffress, S., Lane, S., Mills, P., Woodbridge, G., McIntyre, S., Manning, A.D. (2012). The ‘making of’ the Mulligans Flat – Goorooyarroo experimental restoration project. Ecological Management Restoration, 13, 112–125.

2011

Azhar, B., Lindenmayer, D. B., Wood, J., Fischer, J., Manning, A., McElhinny, C. and Zakaria, M. (2011) The conservation value of oil palm plantation estates, smallholdings and logged peat swamp forest for birds. Forest Ecology and Management, 262 (12) 2306-23115

Barton P. S., Gibb H., Manning A. D., Lindenmayer D. B. and Cunningham S. A. (2011) Morphological traits as predictors of diet and microhabitat use in a diverse beetle assemblage. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 102, 301-310.

Barton, P.S., Manning, A.D., Gibb, H., Wood, J.T., Lindenmayer, D.B. & Cunningham, S.A. (2011) Experimental reduction of native vertebrate grazing and addition of logs benefits beetle diversity at multiple scales. Journal of Applied Ecology. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2664.2011.01994.x

Barton, P.S., Gibb, H., Manning, A.D., Lindenmayer, D.B. & Cunningham, S.A. (2011) Morphological traits as predictors of diet and microhabitat use in a diverse beetle assemblage. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 102, 301-310. Abstract

Manning, A.D., Wood, J., Cunningham, R.B., McIntyre, S., Shorthouse, D.J., Gordon, I.J. and Lindenmayer, D.B. (2011) Integrating research and restoration: A long-term experiment in south-eastern Australia. Australian Zoologist, 35(3) 633-648 Article

2010

Barton, P.S., Manning, A.D., Gibb, H., Lindenmayer, D.B. and Cunningham, S.A., (2010) Fine-scale heterogeneity in beetle assemblages under co-occuring Eucalyptus in the same subgenus. Journal of Biogeography, 37(10) 1927-1937 Abstract

Manning, A.D., Kesteven, J., Stein, J., Lunn, A., Xu, TB, and Rayner, B., (2010) Could native Scots pines (Pinus sylvestris) still persist in northern England and southern Scotland?Plant Ecology & Diversity, 3(2) 187-201 Abstract

Manning, A.D., Fischer, J., (2010) Mind the gap: future depends on sciences and humanities. Nature 463, 425-425. (Letter to the Editor).

McIntyre, S., Stol, J., Harvey, A., Nicholls, M., Campbell, A., Reid, A., Manning, A.D. and Lindenmayer, D.B., (2010) Biomass and floristic patterns in the ground layer begetation of box-gum eucalypt woodland in Goorooyarroo and Mulligans Flat Nature Reserves, Australian Capital Territory. Cunninghamia, 11(3) 319-357 Abstract

Stagoll, K., Manning, A.D., Knight, E., Fischer, J. and Lindenmayer, D.B., (2010) Using bird-habitat relationships to inform urban planning. Landscape and Urban Planning, 98(1) 13-25 Abstract

2009

Barton, P. S, Manning, A. D, Gibb, H., Lindenmayer, D. B. and Cunningham, S.A, (2009) Conserving ground-dwelling beetles in an endangered woodland community: Multi-scale habitat effects on assemblage diversity Biological Conservation, 142, 1701-1709. Abstract

Fischer, J., Brosi,, B. , Daily, G. C.,  Ehrlich, P. R.,  Goldman, R.,  Goldstein, J., Lindenmayer, D. B., Manning, A. D.,  Mooney, H. A.,  Pejchar, L.,  Ranganathan, J.,  Tallis, H., (2009) Fostering constructive debate: a reply to Chappell et al. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 7, 184. Abstract

Manning A. D. (2009) Re-wilding the conservation agenda in the UK. Wilder Horizons 1, 20-23. PDF

Manning, A.D. and Lindenmayer, D.B., (2009) Paddock trees, parrots and agricultural production: an urgent need for large-scale, long-term restoration in south-eastern Australia, Ecological Management and Restoration, 10, 126-135 Abstract

Manning, A.D., Fischer, J., Felton, A., Newell, B., Steffen, W., Lindenmayer, D.B., (2009) Landscape fluidity – a unifying perspective for understanding and adapting to global change, Journal of Biogeography, 35, 193-199 Abstract

Manning, A.D., Gibbons, P., Lindenmayer, D.B., (2009) Scattered trees: a complementary strategy for facilitating adaptive responses to climate change in modified landscapes? Journal of Applied Ecology, 46, 915-919. Abstract

Manning, A.D., Gordon, I. J., Ripple, W. J., (2009) Restoring landscapes of fear with wolves in the Scottish Highlands. Biological Conservation, 142(10) 2314-2321 Abstract

2008

Fischer, J., Brosi,, B. , Daily, G. C.,  Ehrlich, P. R.,  Goldman, R.,  Goldstein, J., Lindenmayer, D. B., Manning, A. D.,  Mooney, H. A.,  Pejchar, L.,  Ranganathan, J.,  Tallis, H., (2008) Should agricultural policies encourage land sparing or wildlife-friendly farming? Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 6, 380-385. Abstract

Gibbons, P., Lindenmayer, D.B., Fischer, J., Manning, A.D., Weinberg, A., Seddon, J., Ryan, P., Barrett, G., (2008) The future of scattered trees in agricultural landscapes. Conservation Biology, 22 (5), 1309-1319. Abstract

Lindenmayer, D. B., Cunningham R. B., MacGregor C., Crane M., Michael D., Fischer J., Montague-Drake R., Felton A., Manning, A. (2008) Temporal changes in vertebrates during landscape transformation: a large-scale "natural experiment". Ecological Monographs, 78, 567-590. Abstract

Lindenmayer.,  D, Hobbs, R. J.,  Montague-Drake R,  Alexandra, J.,  Bennett, A., Burgman, M.,, Cale, P, Calhoun,  A., Cramer, V.,  Cullen, P.,  Driscoll, D.,  Fahrig, L.,  Fischer,  J.,  Franklin, J., Haila, Y.,  Hunter, M.,  Gibbons, P.,, Lake, S.,  Luck, G.,  MacGregor, C.,  McIntyre, S.,  Mac Nally, R., Manning, A.,  Miller,  J.,  Mooney, H.,  Noss, R.,  Possingham, H.,  Saunders, D.,  Schmiegelow, F.,  Scott, M.,  Simberloff, D., Sisk, T.,  Tabor, G.,  Walker, B.,  Wiens, J.,  Woinarski. J.,  Zavaleta, E., (2008) A checklist for ecological management of landscapes for conservation , Ecology Letters, 11, 78-91. Abstract

Lindenmayer, D. B., Fischer, J., Felton, A., Crane, M., Michael, D., Macgregor, C., Montague-Drake, R., Manning A., and Hobbs R. J. (2008) Novel ecosystems resulting from landscape transformation create dilemmas for modern conservation practice. Conservation Letters, 1, 129-135. Abstract.

2007

Fischer, J.,  Manning, A. D. , Steffen, W.,  Rose, D. B.,  Daniell, K.,  Felton, A.,  Garnett, S.,  Gilna, B.,  Heinsohn, R.,  Lindenmayer, D. B.,  MacDonald, B.,  Mills, F.,  Newell, B.,  Reid, J.,  Robin, L., Sherren, K., Wade, A., (2007) Mind the sustainability gap. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 22, 621-624. Abstract

Lindenmayer, D. B.,  Fischer, J., Felton, A.,  Montague-Drake, R.,  Manning, A. D., Simberloff, D., Youngentob, K.,  Saunders, D.,  Wilson, D.,  Felton, A. M.,  Blackmore, C.,  Lowe, A.,  Bond, S.,  Munro, N., Elliott, C. P., (2007) The complementarity of single-species and ecosystem-oriented research in  conservation research, Oikos 116, 1220-1226 Abstract

Manning, A. D., Lindenmayer, D. B., Barry, S. C., Nix, H. A., (2007) Large-scale spatial and temporal dynamics of the vulnerable and highly mobile Superb Parrot, Journal of Biogeography, 34(2), 289-304. Abstract

Manning, A. D., (2007) Thinking big! How can we overcome barriers to large-scale ecological restoration in the British Isles? Mammal News, 147, 8-9. PDF

Manning, A. D., Lindenmayer, D. B. , Cunningham, R. B., (2007) A study of coarse woody debris volumes in two box-gum grassy woodland reserves in the Australian Capital Territory. Ecological Management and Restoration 8, 221-224. Abstract

Manning, A. D., Lindenmayer, D. B., Barry, S. C., Nix, H. A., (2007) Large-scale spatial and temporal dynamics of the vulnerable and highly mobile Superb Parrot, Journal of Biogeography, 34:2, 289-304. Abstract

2006

Fischer, J., Lindenmayer, D. B., Manning A. D., (2006) Biodiversity, ecosystem function, and resilience: Ten guiding principles for commodity production landscapes, Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 2(4) 80-86. Abstract   PDF

Manning, A. D., Lindenmayer, D. B., Fischer, J., (2006) Stretch goals and backcasting: approaches for overcoming barriers to large-scale ecological restoration, Restoration Ecology, 14(4), 487-492. Abstract
(See Greening Australia's review of this paper here).

Manning, A. D., Fischer, J., Lindenmayer, D. B., (2006) Scattered trees are keystone structures - implications for conservation, Biological Conservation, 132,  311-321. Abstract

Manning, A. D., Lindenmayer, D. B., Barry, S. C., Nix, H. A., (2006) Multi-scale site and landscape effects on the vulnerable superb parrot of south-eastern Australia during the breeding season, Landscape Ecology, 21(7)  1119-1133. Abstract

2005

Manning, A. D., Lindenmayer, D. B., Barry, S. C., Nix, H. A., (2005) A bioclimatic analysis for the highly mobile superb parrot of south-eastern, mainland Australia, The Emu, 105, 193-201. Abstract

2004

Manning, A. D., Lindenmayer, D. B., Barry, S. C., (2004) The conservation implications of bird reproduction in the agricultural "matrix": a case study of the vulnerable superb parrot of southeastern Australia, Biological Conservation 120, 363-374. Abstract

Manning, A. D., Lindenmayer, D. B., Nix, H. A., (2004) Continua and Umwelt: novel perspectives on viewing landscapes, Oikos 104(3) 621-628. PDF

2002

Lindenmayer, D. B., Manning, A. D., Smith, P.L., Possingham, H. P., Fischer, J., Oliver, I., MacCarthy, M. A., (2002), Focal Species and landscape restoration: a critique, Conservation Biology 16, 338-345. Abstract

1997

Manning, A., Birley, R., Tipping, R., (1997) Roman impact on the environment at Hadrian's Wall: precisely dated pollen analysis from Vindolanda, northern England, The Holocene 7, 175-186 (LARGE PDF FILE - MAY TAKE SOME TIME TO DOWNLOAD). Abstract

1996

Manning, A. D., (1996) The effect of Roman occupation on vegetation in the north British frontier zone: a palynological study of ditch deposits at Vindolanda Roman Fort, Northumberland, The Geographical Journal 162(3), 352.

Books and Book Chapters

Manning, A. D., Eldridge, D. J. and Jones, C. G. (2015) Policy implications of ecosystem engineering for multiple ecosystem benefits. In Advances in Reintroduction Biology of Australian and New Zealand Fauna Armstrong, D. P., Hayward, M. W., Moro, D. & Seddon, P. J. (Eds.). Collingwood, Australia: CSIRO Publishing. 167-184.

Lindenmayer, D., Archer, S., Barton, P., Bond, S., Crane, M., Gibbons, P., Kay, G., MacGregor, C., Manning, A., Michael, D., Montague-Drake, R., Munro, N., Muntz, R. and Stagoll, K. (2011) What Makes a Good Farm for Wildlife, CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne.

Manning, A., Fischer, J. (2010) Scattered paddock trees: the living dead or lifeline to the future? In: Lindenmayer, D.B., Bennett, A.F. and Hobbs, R.J. eds., Temperate Woodlands Conservation and Management. CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, 33-40.

Dovers, S., Hutchinson, M., Lindenmayer, D., Manning, A., Mills, F., Perkins, P., Sharples, J., and White, I., (2008) Uncertainty, Complexity and the Environment, in Bammer, G., and Smithson, M., eds., Uncertainty and Risk: Multidisciplinary Perspectives, Earthscan, London, 245-260.

Manning, A. D., (2008) Ecosystems, ecosystem processes and global change: implications for landscape design. In Managing and designing landscapes for conservation: moving from perspectives to principles (eds Lindenmayer DB, Hobbs R J). Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford. 349-364

Reports

Fischer, J., Lindenmayer, D., Manning, A. D., and Salt, D. (2008) Conserving biodiversity in highly-modified production landscapes. Ten key strategies, Land & Water Australia, Canberra.