Publications

Publications List for Rakali Website as of 28 July 2015

2015
Cook, D. (2015) Habitat profile of the nationally endangered Stiff Groundsel (Senecio behrianus) and recommendations for re-introduction sites. A report commissioned by North Central Catchment Management Authority – Rakali Ecological Consulting Pty Ltd, Castlemaine.

Cook, D. (2015) Benchmarking the Ecological Condition of Seasonal Herbaceous Wetlands in North Eastern Victoria. A report commissioned by Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority – Rakali Ecological Consulting Pty Ltd, Castlemaine.

Sandicock P., Cook D., Treadwell S., Costa W. & Serama, M. (2015) Moorabool River FLOWS Study Update. A report commissioned by Corangamite Catchment Management Authority – Jacobs, Melbourne.

Sandicock P., Cook D., Treadwell S. & Serama, M. (2015) Burchess Creek and Coliban River FLOWS Study Update. A report commissioned by North Central Catchment Management Authority – Jacobs, Melbourne.

Cook, D. & Bayes, E. (2015) Aquatic vegetation survey of Lake Elizabeth, Kerang. A report commissioned by North Central Catchment Management Authority – Rakali Ecological Consulting Pty Ltd, Castlemaine.

Cook, D. & Bayes, E. (2015) Vegetation Response to Environmental Watering at Lake Yando in October 2014. A report commissioned by North Central Catchment Management – Rakali Ecological Consulting Pty Ltd, Castlemaine.

Crowther, D. & Cook, D. (2015) Lower Snowy River Wetland Vegetation Assessment. A report commissioned by East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority – Arthur Rylah Institute for Environmental Research, Heidelberg.

Cook, D. & Bayes, E.(2015) Monitoring the ecological response of four wetlands (Moodies, Reedy, Black and Kinairds) to the delivery of environmental water. A report commissioned by the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority – Rakali Ecological Consulting Pty Ltd, Castlemaine.

2014
Cook, D., & Bayes, E. (2014) Seasonal Herbaceous Wetlands Assessment Tool. A report commissioned by North East Catchment Management Authority and Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority – Rakali Ecological Consulting Pty Ltd, Castlemaine.

Cook, D., & Bayes, E.(2014) Kerang Ramsar and other significant wetlands monitoring project. A report commissioned by the North Central Catchment Management Authority – Rakali Ecological Consulting Pty Ltd, Castlemaine.

Cook, D. (2014) Establishing monitoring in sites of high conservation significance for Seasonal Herbaceous Wetlands. A report commissioned for Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority – Rakali Ecological Consulting Pty Ltd, Castlemaine.

Cook, D. (2014) Vegetation surveys and condition assessments of Tang Tang and Red Gum Swamps and Lake Lyndger and Wandella. A report commissioned by the North Central Catchment Management Authority – Rakali Ecological Consulting Pty Ltd, Castlemaine.

Cook, D. (2014) Newell’s Paddock Flora and Fauna Assessment. A report commissioned by Thompson Birrel Landscape Design – Rakali Ecological Consulting Pty Ltd, Castlemaine.

Cook, D. (2014) Vegetation surveys and condition assessments of Lake Meran. A report commissioned by the North Central Catchment Management Authority – Rakali Ecological Consulting Pty Ltd, Castlemaine.

Cook, D. (2014) Vegetation survey, mapping and analysis of Wirra-lo Wetland Complex, Benjeroop. A report commissioned by the North Central Catchment Management Authority – Rakali Ecological Consulting Pty Ltd, Castlemaine.

Cook, D. (2014) Mapping of culturally significant Plants on Lower Gunbower Island, Barapa Barapa Country. A report commissioned by the North Central Catchment Management Authority – Rakali Ecological Consulting Pty Ltd, Castlemaine.

Cook, D., & Bayes, E.(2014) Ecological response of four wetlands to artificial and natural watering: 2008-2014. A report commissioned for Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority – Rakali Ecological Consulting Pty Ltd, Castlemaine.

Cook, D. (2014) Trial planting of Ridged Water Milfoil (Myriophyllum porcatum) in Gunbower Forest. A report commissioned by the North Central Catchment Management Authority – Rakali Ecological Consulting Pty Ltd, Castlemaine.

Cook, D., & Bayes, E.(2014) Vegetation Response to Environmental Watering at Lake Yando in October 2013. A report commissioned by the North Central Catchment Management Authority – Rakali Ecological Consulting Pty Ltd, Castlemaine.

Cook, D. (2014) Mapping of Typha species and Phragmities australis in Three Central Murray Wetlands. A report commissioned by the North Central Catchment Management Authority – Rakali Ecological Consulting Pty Ltd, Castlemaine.

2013
Bayes, E. (2013) Mount Alexander Shire Council Roadside Conservation Compliance Report. A report commissioned for the Mount Alexander Shire Council – Rakali Ecological Consulting Pty Ltd, Castlemaine.

Bayes, E. (2013) Mount Alexander Shire Roadside Slashing and Weed Control Program Review 2013. A report commissioned for the Mount Alexander Shire Council – Rakali Ecological Consulting Pty Ltd, Castlemaine.

Bayes, E. (2013) Standard Operating Procedures for: Slashing and Spraying Roadsides; Grading and Re-sheeting Unsealed Roads; and Best Practice Maintenance of Drains. Documents commissioned for the Mount Alexander Shire Council – Rakali Ecological Consulting Pty Ltd, Castlemaine.

Bayes, E. & Cook, D. (2013) Treloars Road Environmental Weed Thinning Plan.  A report commissioned by private landowners – Rakali Ecological Consulting Pty Ltd, Castlemaine.

Cook, D. (2013) Flora Survey and Weed Mapping at Tootgarook Swamp Bushland Reserve. A report commissioned by Mornington Peninsula Shire – Rakali Ecological Consulting Pty Ltd, Castlemaine.

Cook, D. (2013) Yellingbo Nature Conservation Reserve Vegetation Assessment, June 2013. A Report commissioned by Melbourne Water Corporation – Australian Ecosystems Pty Ltd, Melbourne.

Cook, D. (2013) Wetland vegetation benchmarking at sites along the Wimmera Mallee Pipeline. A report commissioned by the Wimmera Catchment Management Authority – Rakali Ecological Consulting Pty Ltd, Castlemaine.

Cook, D. (2013) Vegetation survey of Sea Tassel at Lake Elizabeth (2013). A report commissioned by the North Central Catchment Management Authority – Rakali Ecological Consulting Pty Ltd, Castlemaine.

Cook, D. (2013) Monitoring of permanent vegetation quadrats at Heart Morass, Summer 2013. A report commissioned by the West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority. Rakali Ecological Consulting Pty Ltd, Castlemaine.

Cook, D. (2013) Ecological Vegetation Class Assessment for the Reedy Lake system, Little Lake Charm and Racecourse Lake and surrounding areas in the Kerang Wetlands Ramsar Site. A report commissioned by the North Central Catchment Management Authority – Rakali Ecological Consulting Pty Ltd, Castlemaine.

Cook, D. (2013) Wetland and terrestrial vegetation condition monitoring at First, Second and Third Reedy Lakes, Little Lake Charm, Scott’s Creek and Racecourse Lake. A report commissioned by the North Central Catchment Management Authority – Rakali Ecological Consulting Pty Ltd, Castlemaine.
Cook, D. (2013) Introduction of Entire Marshwort (Nymphoides geminata) to Merrin Merrin Swamp. A report commissioned by the North Central Catchment Management Authority – Rakali Ecological Consulting Pty Ltd, Castlemaine.

2012
Bayes, E. (2012) Land Management Rate Inspections & Review. A report commissioned for the Mount Alexander Shire Council – Rakali Ecological Consulting Pty Ltd, Castlemaine.

Bayes, E: Douglas, F; Whitfield, J; van Praagh, BD; Field, RP; Yen, AL; New, TR (2012) ‘Surveys for the Eltham copper butterfly ‘Paralucia pyrodiscus lucida’ Crosby (Lycaenidae) in Victoria in late 2011’, The Victorian Naturalist 129 (3), 2012, 114-118).

Cook, D. (2012) Project Hawkeye post fire vegetation monitoring. A report commissioned by the Arthur Rylah Institiute – Rakali Ecological Consulting Pty Ltd, Castlemaine.

Cook, D. (2012) Quandong Area Wetland Survey, October 2012. A report commissioned by Melbourne Water – Rakali Ecological Consulting Pty Ltd, Castlemaine.

Cook, D. (2012) Vegetation mapping at Kanyapella Basin, 2012. A report commissioned by the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority – Rakali Ecological Consulting Pty Ltd, Castlemaine.

Cook, D. (2013) Rockbank Area Wetland Survey May 2013. A report commissioned by Melbourne Water – Rakali Ecological Consulting Pty Ltd, Castlemaine.

Cook, D. (2012) WMP Wetland Benchmarking 2012. A report commissioned by the Wimmera Catchment Management Authority – Australian Ecosystems, Melbourne.

Cook, D. (2012) Lower and Mid Goulburn River Wetland Assessments (2011/2012). A report commissioned by the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority – Australian Ecosystems, Melbourne.

Cook, D. (2012) Targeted Vegetation Quadrat Data Collection (2011/2012). A report commissioned by the for Aurthur Rylah Institute – Australian Ecosystems, Melbourne.

Cook, D. (2012) Preliminary investigation of floodplain vegetation of Nyah-Vinifera Forest. A report commissioned by the Wadi Wadi Community & Friends of the Earth – Rakali Ecological Consulting Pty Ltd, Castlemaine.

Cook, D. (2012) Wetland and Terrestrial Vegetation Condition Monitoring: Kerang Wetlands, Richardsons Lagoon and Leaghur State Park. A report commissioned by the North Central Catchment Management Authority – Rakali Ecological Consulting Pty Ltd, Castlemaine.

2011
Cook, D & Bayes, E (2011) Management Plan Bells Swamp Nature Conservation Reserve. A report commissioned by the Mid-Loddon Sub Catchment Management Group & Mid Loddon CMN – Rakali Ecological Consulting Pty Ltd, Castlemaine.

Cook, D. (2011) Index of Wetland Condition Assessments (2009 and 2010/11). A report commissioned by the – Arthur Rylah Institute for Environmental Research– Australian Ecosystems, Melbourne.

Cook, D. (2011) Spring Soaks Data collection – spring soaks management trial Strathbogie Ranges (2010 and 2011). A report commissioned by – Arthur Rylah Institute for Environmental Research– Australian Ecosystems, Melbourne.

Cook, D. (2011) Vegetation Quadrat Data Collection Project 2010/11 (2011). A report commissioned by the Aurthur Rylah Institute – Australian Ecosystems, Melbourne.

Cook, D. (2011) Lake Moodemere Flora and Fauna Values Assessment (2011). A report commissioned by the North East CMA – Australian Ecosystems, Melbourne.

Cook (2011) Monitoring the ecological response to flooding of One Tree, Two Tree, Wallenjoe and Mansfield Swamps (2010 – 2011). A report commissioned by the Goulburn Broken CMA – Australian Ecosystems, Melbourne.

Bayes, E. (2011) Eltham Copper Butterfly Paralucia pyrodiscus lucida at Castlemaine Botanic Gardens 2010-2011 Report. A report commissioned by the Department of Sustainability and Environment.

Cook, D. (2011) Vegetation Quadrat Data Collection Project. A report commissioned by the Department of Sustainability and Environment – Australian Ecosystems, Melbourne.

Cook, D. (2011) Index of Wetland Condition Assessments (2009 and 2010/11). A report commissioned by the Department of Sustainability and Environment – Australian Ecosystems, Melbourne.

Cook, D. (2011) Environmental Watering Plans for Black, Doctors, One Tree, Two Tree, Reedy and Kinnairds Swamps. A report commissioned by Goulburn Broken CMA – Australian Ecosystems, Melbourne.

Cook, D. (2011) Monitoring the ecological response to flooding of One Tree, Two Tree, Wallenjoe and Mansfield Swamps (2010 – 2011). A report commissioned by the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority – Australian Ecosystems, Melbourne.

Cook, D. (2011) Waterbird surveys of Hattah Lakes and Lindsay, Mulcra and Wallpolla Islands (2011). A report commissioned by the Mallee CMA – Australian Ecosystems, Melbourne.

Cook, D. (2011) Data collection for spring soaks management trial Strathbogie Ranges (2010 and 2011). A report commissioned by the Arthur Rylah Institute, DSE – Australian Ecosystems, Melbourne.

2010
Cook, D & Bayes, E (2010) Lindsay-Walpolla Frog and Aquatic Vegetation Survey 2009-2010. A report commissioned by the Mallee CMA – Australian Ecosystems, Melbourne.

Cook (2010) Ecological Response of Four Wetlands to Environmental Flows in the Goulburn Broken Catchment. A report commissioned by the Goulburn Broken CMA – Australian Ecosystems, Melbourne.

Cook (2010) Wetland Vegetation and Frog Surveys of Lindsay and Wallpolla Islands. A report commissioned by the Mallee CMA – Australian Ecosystems, Melbourne.

Cook (2010) Ecological Response of Four Wetlands to Environmental Flows in the Goulburn Broken Catchment. A report commissioned by the prepared for Goulburn Broken CMA – Australian Ecosystems, Melbourne.

Cook (2010) Bay wide monitoring (2009 – 2011). A report commissioned by the Port of Melbourne Corporation – Australian Ecosystems, Melbourne.

2009
Cook, D. (2009) Belsar Yungera Floodplain Complex Flora Survey. A report commissioned by the Mallee Catchment Management Authority – Australian Ecosystems, Melbourne.

Cook, D, Bayes, E, Jolly, K, and Backstrom, A (2009) Ecological response of four wetlands to the application of environmental water: final report on monitoring from May to December 2008. A report commissioned by the Goulburn Broken CMA – Australian Ecosystems, Melbourne.

Cook, D. (2009) In-stream vegetation Environmenal Objectives and flow requirements of the Mitchell River.  A report commissioned by Alluvium Pty Ltd on behalf of East Gippsland CMA.

Older Publications and Reports (more to be loaded soon)
Cook, D. (2007) Investigation of Wetlands within the Xilingele Biosphere Reserve, Inner Mongolia. A report commissioned by the Chinese Government.

Cook, D. (2006) Management Plan for Frogs Hollow Wetland Reserve, Maribyrnong.  A report commission by Delphin Land Lease – Australian Ecosystems, Melbourne.

Cook, D. (2004) Establishment of Riparian Vegetation Associated with Large Woody Debris Structures on the Lower Snowy River.  A report commissioned by SKM on behalf of East Gippsland CMA.

North East Planning Committee (2001) Guidelines for the Protection of Water Quality, Goulburn Broken CMA. Elaine Bayes member of committee.

Walsh C. J., Breen P. F., Longworth J. E., Sharpe A. K., and Bayes E. (1996). ‘The effects on Gardiners Creek of the South-eastern Arterial grade separation project. An environmental assessment.’ Cooperative Research Centre.

Bayes E and Hart B (1995) Limnology of Petty’s Orchard Lake. Australian Society for Limnology 34th Congress, Jenolan Caves, NSW, September 17-20.

Cook, D. (2002) Vegetation Management Plan for the Naringaningalook Grassland Reserve.  A report commissioned by the Trust for Nature – Australian Ecosystems, Melbourne.