EnviroKey ecologists have published a number of manuscripts in scientific journals, many of which relate to threatened species survey and management. To request a copy of any of these, please email us (details on Contact Us page).

Sass, S. (2018) Diamonds are not just a girls best friend: My journey with the Diamond Firetail The Aviculturist. 1(3)

Sass, S. (2018) The diminutive Diamond Dove (Geopelia cuneata): Perfect for the beginner or experienced Aviculturist . The Aviculturist. 1(2)

Sass, S. (2018) The underrated gem: The Crested Pigeon (Ocyphaps lophotes) in field and aviary. The Aviculturist. 1(1)

Sass, S., Swan, G., Sullivan, C. & Parsell, S (2016) What’s in a trap? An evaluation of various detection methods for small terrestrial vertebrate fauna and implications for environmental impact assessment. Consulting Ecology. 37 (2):32-38

Sass, S & Swan, G. (2014) Habitat requirements of the endangered Barrier Range Dragon (Ctenophorus mirrityana AGAMIDAE). Herpetological Review. 45 (2): 213-216.

Sass, S., Morrison, A, & Warne, H. (2014) Holidaying or Moving in?: The story of the most southerly confirmed record of Noisy Pitta (Pitta versicolour) at Morunna Point, Wallaga Lake, NSW far south coast. Consulting Ecology. 33 (2): 18-21

Sass, S., Murray, J., and Chesnut, K (2014) Traps, Transects and Technology: Detectability of the threatened Rosenberg’s Goanna (Varanus rosenbergi). Consulting Ecology. 33(2): 21-24

McLean, C.A., Moussalli, A., Sass, S. & Stuart-Fox, D. (2013). Taxonomic assessment of Ctenophorus decressi (Lacertilia: Agamidae) reveals a new species of dragon lizard from western NSW. Records of the Australian Museum 65 (3): 51-63. PDF

Sass, S. (2012) Sex in the Sun: A promiscuous dragon, feral goats and the approval of the largest wind farm in the Southern Hemisphere. Consulting Ecology 29: 31-35.

Sass, S., & Sass, L. (2012) Are swimming pools a potential threat to ground-dwelling frogs?: A case study from the NSW south coast. Consulting Ecology. 28: 11-13.

Sass, S., Sass, L. & Metzler, C. (2011) The frog diversity of the Pambula River Floodplain in south-eastern New South Wales. Herpetofauna. 41 (1-2): 9-16. 

Sass, S. (2011) Recent taxonomic changes and additions to the snake fauna of New South Wales. Consulting Ecology. 27: 24-27.

Sass, S., Swan, G., Marshall, B., Browne, T. & Graham-Higgs, N. (2011) Disjunct populations of spinifex-obligate reptiles revealed in a newly described vegetation community near Broken Hill, far-western New South Wales. Australian Zoologist. 35 (3): 781-787. PDF

Sass, S. (2011) Taxonomic changes and additions to the lizard fauna of New South Wales: A synthesis. Consulting Ecology 26: 16-18.

Sass, S. & Swan, G (2010) A newly discovered population of the endangered Tawny Crevice Dragon Ctenophorus decressi in far western New South Wales and a description of its habitat. Herpetofauna 40 (1): 52-57.

Sass, S. & Swan, G. (2010) The herpetofauna of the bimble box-pine woodland remnants of the Cobar Peneplain, western NSW. Herpetofauna 40 (1): 39-47. 

Sass, S., Swan, G & Coulson, S (2009) A recent record of the endangered skink Anomalopus mackayi and a description of it’s habitat. Herpetofauna 39 (2): 100-101.

Sass, S. (2009) An overview of bird assemblages within arid shrubland and woodland habitats of western New South Wales. Consulting Ecology 23: 58-65.

Sass, S. (2009) A case of predation by an adult Red-bellied Black Snake (Pseudechis porphyriacus) on an adult Eastern Brown Snake (Pseuodonaja textilis). Herpetofauna 39 (1):78-80.

Sass, S (2009) The effectiveness of funnel traps to conduct reptile surveys in the chenopod shrublands of western New South Wales. Consulting Ecology 22, 18-20.

Sass, S., Watson, D.M. & Wilson, A.M (2008) The reptile fauna of the Upper Billabong Creek catchment area, Murray Region, southern New South Wales: their distribution and future management. Herpetofauna 38 (2):41-49.

Sass, S., Watson, D.M. & Herring, M (2007) A range extension for the Blotched Blue tongue lizard (Tiliqua nigrolutea) and implications for their future survival. Herpetofauna 37 (2): 21-25.

Sass, S. & Wilson, A. (2006) Effects of fire on lizard communities in the mallee shrublands of western NSW. Herpetofauna 36 (2): 106-111.

Sass, S. (2006) The reptile fauna of Nombinnie Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area, western NSW. Australian Zoologist 33 (4): 511-518.

Wassens, S., Sass, S., & Swan, G (2005) Reptile communities in vegetation remnants of the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area, New South Wales. Herpetofauna. 35 (2): 66-72.

Sass, S., Swan, G., Wassens, S., Thompson, L (2005) A range extension for the Spinifex snake-lizard (PYGOPODIDAE): A new record for the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area. Herpetofauna 35 (1):48-50.

Sass, S. (2003) Observations of diurnal exposure in geckos. Herpetofauna 33 (2): 58-59.

Sass, S. (2003) A survey of the reptiles of Wagga Wagga. Herpetofauna 33 (1): 18-23.