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Profile

Principal Research Scientist in the Flora Conservation and Herbarium, and Landscape Conservation programs.

Colin Yates undertakes research and provides expert scientific advice on managing and conserving Western Australia's diverse flora and vegetation. He has extensive research experience in the conservation biology of threatened plant species and ecological communities, the impacts of ecosystem fragmentation on plant populations, the dynamics of remnant native vegetation, invasive weeds, and the ecology and restoration of temperate eucalypt woodlands.


Expertise

  • Pollination and reproductive biology
  • Plant demography and population viability modeling
  • Fire ecology
  • Restoration ecology and landscape ecology.

Brief CV

Academic qualifications

Bachelor of Science 1987, University of Western Australia.

Bachelor of Science (Honours 1st Class) 1990. Australian National University, Canberra.

Doctor of Philosophy 1995, Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia.

Employment history

Principal Research Scientist (2005-). Department of Environment and Conservation.

Senior Research Scientist (1999 - 2005). Department of Conservation and Land Management.

Research Fellow (1997-1998). Science Directorate, Kings Park, Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority, West Perth.

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow (1995-1996). CSIRO Division of Wildlife and Ecology.

Adjunct appointments

Adjunct Associate Professor (2004-). School of Environmental Science, Murdoch University

Professional Societies

Ecological Society of Australia.


Projects

  • The population ecology of Critically Endangered flora.
  • Causes of rarity in four Tetratheca taxa in the goldfields region.
  • Fire, fragmentation, weeds and the conservation of plant diversity in Wheatbelt Nature Reserves.
  • Fire, fragmentation and small mammals, synergistic impacts on ecosystem dynamics.
  • Genetics and ecological viability of plant populations in remnant vegetation.
  • Molecular ecological analysis of vegetation function in fragmented Australian biomes.
  • The fire ecology of the Eastern Stirling Range Montane Heath and Thicket Threatened Ecological Community.
  • Assessing the long-term viability of the locally endemic flora occurring in a Busselton Ironstones Threatened Ecological Community.

Publications (226)

Departmental Publications (226)

Found 226 items

2019

Byrne M, Krauss SL, Millar MA, Elliott CP, Coates DJ, Yates C et al. [Binks RM, Nistelberger H, Butcher R, Barrett M, Gibson N] (2019). Persistence and stochasticity are key determinants of genetic diversity in plants associated with banded iron formation inselbergs. Biological Reviews 94, pp. 753–772

Fox E, Gosper C, Burbidge A, Craig M, Douglas T, Fitzsimons J et al. [Yates C] (2019). Bird survey data from the Eucalyptus salubris chronosequence 2013. Available at https://data.csiro.au/collections/#collection/CIcsiro:40641v1/DItrue.

Gosper C, Beecham B, Prober S, Yates C (2019). Prescribed fire for rejuvenation of vegetation and recovery of threatened flora (ABSTRACT). In Prescribed Burning Conference 2019: Evidence & Policy: Conference Program, 31 July-1 Aug 2019, the University of Western Australia p. 10

Gosper C, Beecham B, Prober S, Yates C (2019). Prescribed fire for rejuvenation of vegetation and recovery of threatened flora. PowerPoint presentation at Prescribed Burning Conference 2019: Evidence & Policy: 31 July-1 Aug 2019, the University of Western Australia. 21 p.

Gosper C, Yates C, Fox E, Prober S (2019). Standing dead tree and down woody debris attributes from the Eucalyptus salubris chronosequence. Available at https://data.csiro.au/collections/#collection/CIcsiro:41339v1/DItrue.

Gosper C, Yates C, Prober S (2019). Vegetation dynamics and response to disturbance of Western Australia’s unique and iconic obligate-seeder eucalypt woodlands. PowerPoint presentation at 2019 WA Threatened Species Forum, 5-6 September, Geraldton. 19 p.

Gosper CR, Fox E, Burbidge AH, Craig MD, Douglas TK, Fitzsimons JA et al. [Yates CJ] (2019). Multi-century periods since fire in an intact woodland landscape favour bird species declining in an adjacent agricultural region. Biological Conservation 230, pp. 82–90

Gosper CR, Hopley T, Byrne M, Hopper SD, Prober SM, Yates CJ (2019). Elevation of Eucalyptus gardneri subsp. ravensthorpensis, and notes on relationships between obligate-seeder and resprouter members of subseries Levispermae (Myrtaceae). Nuytsia 30 (2019), pp. 247–252

Gosper CR, Hopley T, Byrne M, Hopper SD, Prober SM, Yates CJ (2019). Phylogenomics shows lignotuber state is taxonomically informative in closely related eucalypts. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 135, pp. 236–248

Gosper CR, Watson SJ, Fox E, Burbidge AH, Craig MD, Douglas TK et al. [Yates CJ] (2019). Fire-mediated habitat change regulates woodland bird species and functional group occurrence. Ecological Applications 29,

Gosper CR, Yates CJ, Fox L, Prober SM (2019). Time since fire and prior fire interval shape woody debris dynamics in obligate-seeder woodlands. Ecosphere 10,

Ladd PG, Yates C, Dillon R, Palmer R (2019). Pollination ecology of Tetratheca species from isolated, arid habitats (banded iron formations) in Western Australia. Australian Journal of Botany 67, pp. 248–255

Monks L, Barrett S, Beecham B, Byrne M, Chant A, Coates D et al. [Cochrane JA, Crawford A, Dillon R, Yates C] (2019). Recovery of threatened plant species and their habitats in the biodiversity hotspot of the Southwest Australian Floristic Region. Plant Diversity 41, pp. 59–74

Yates CJ, Robinson T, Wardell-Johnson GW, Keppel G, Hopper SD, Schut AGT et al. [Byrne M] (2019). High species diversity and turnover in granite inselberg floras highlight the need for a conservation strategy protecting many outcrops. Ecology and Evolution 9, pp. 7660–7675

2018

Gosper CR, Yates CJ, Cook GD, Harvey JM, Liedloff AC, McCaw WL et al. (2018). A conceptual model of vegetation dynamics for the unique obligate-seeder eucalypt woodlands of south-western Australia. Austral Ecology 43, pp. 681–695

Llorens TM, Yates CJ, Byrne M, Elliott CP, Sampson J, Fairman R et al. [Macdonald B, Coates DJ] (2018). Altered soil properties inhibit fruit set but increase progeny performance for a foundation tree in a highly fragmented landscape. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 6, pp. 1–16

Ramalho CE, Ottewell KM, Chambers BK, Yates CJ, Wilson BA, Bencini R et al. (2018). Demographic and genetic viability of a medium-sized ground-dwelling mammal in a fire prone, rapidly urbanizing landscape. PLoS One 13, pp. 1–21

Shedley E, Burrows N, Yates CJ, Coates DJ (2018). Using bioregional variation in fire history and fire response attributes as a basis for managing threatened flora in a fire-prone Mediterranean climate biodiversity hotspot. Australian Journal of Botany 66, pp. 134–143

Stevens J, Yates C (2018). Restoration science. Landscope 34(1), p. 14

Stevens J, Yates C (2018). Seed banking, tissue culture and cryostorage. Landscope 34(1), p. 16

Williams MR, Yates CJ (2018). Dust does impact plant survivorship in semi-arid environments: comment on Matsuki et al. (2016). Austral Ecology 43, pp. 244–245

Yates C (2018). Threatened plant translocation. Landscope 34(1), p. 15

2017

Harvey JM, Hopkins AJM, Langley MA, Gosper CR, Williams MR, Yates CJ (2017). Long-term studies of post-fire reproduction in an Australian shrubland and woodland. Australian Journal of Botany 65, pp. 339–347

Hickman EJ, Yates CJ, Hopper SD (2017). Botanical illustration and photography: a southern hemisphere perspective. Australian Systematic Botany 30, pp. 291–325

Keppel G, Robinson TP, Wardell-Johnson GW, Yates CJ, van Niel KP, Byrne M et al. (2017). A low-altitude mountain range as an important refugium for two narrow endemics in the southwest Australian floristic region biodiversity hotspot. Annals of Botany 119, pp. 289–300

Prober SM, Gosper CR, Gilfedder L, Harwood TD, Thiele KR, Williams KJ et al. [Yates CJ] (2017). Temperate eucalypt woodlands. In Australian Vegetation 3rd edition Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. pp. 410–437

Ramalho CE, Byrne M, Yates CJ (2017). A climate-oriented approach to support decision-making for seed provenance in ecological restoration. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 5, pp. 1–10

Williams MR, Yates CJ, Saunders DA, Dawson R, Barrett GW (2017). Combined demographic and resource models quantify the effects of potential land-use change on the endangered Carnaby’s cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus latirostris). Biological Conservation 210, pp. 8–15

Yates CJ, Gosper CR, Hopper SD, Keith DA, Prober SM, Tozer MG (2017). Mallee woodlands and shrublands: the mallee, muruk/muert and maalok vegetation of southern Australia. In Australian Vegetation 3rd edition Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. pp. 570–598

2016

Coates D, Gibson N, Yates C (2016). Extinction debt and the conservation of small isolated populations of rare and threatened plants in south west Western Australia (ABSTRACT). In APCC11, 11th Australasian Plant Conservation Conference: New Approaches to Plant Conservation Challenges in the Modern World: Conference Program & Abstracts, Monday 14th November-Friday 18th November 2016, Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Melbourne p. 11

Cochrane A, Hoyle GL, Yates CJ, Neeman T, Nicotra AB (2016). Variation in plant functional traits across and within four species of Western Australian Banksia (Proteaceae) along a natural climate gradient. Austral Ecology 41, pp. 886–896

Gosper C, Pettit M, Andersen A, Yates C, Prober S (2016). Ant communities of gimlet woodlands and how they change over centuries following fire. Available at https://www.dpaw.wa.gov.au/about-us/science-and-research/publications-resources/111-science-division-information-sheets. 88, 2 p.

Gosper C, Prober S, Yates C (2016). Fire ecology of the Great Western Woodlands. Available at http://www.csiro.au/en/Research/LWF/Areas/Ecosystems-biodiversity/Monitoring-biodiversity/Great-Western-Woodlands/Fire-Ecology. CSIRO, Melbourne. 4 p.

Gosper C, Prober S, Yates C (2016). The multi-century age-class distribution of Western Australian temperate woodlands after stand-replacement fires (ABSTRACT). In ESA16 book of abstracts: Ecological Society of Australia, annual conference: Diversity: pattern, process and prospects, 28 November to 2 December 2016, Fremantle, Western Australia p. 38

Gosper C, Yates C, Hopper S, Keith D, Prober S, Tozer M (2016). Biogeography and richness in non-resprouting and mallee post-fire response types in Eucalyptus. PowerPoint presentation at the Atlas of Living Australia Science Symposium: Tuesday 10 May 2016 to Friday 13 May 2016, Keiran McNamara Conservation Science Centre, Kensington, WA. 17 p.

Gosper C, Yates C, Prober S, Scott, J (2016). Weed management priorities in the Great Western Woodlands in a climate change context. Available at https://www.dpaw.wa.gov.au/about-us/science-and-research/publications-resources/111-science-division-information-sheets. 84, 2 p.

Gosper C, Yates C, Prober S, Wiehl G (2016). Validation of visual fuel assessments in gimlet woodlands. Available at https://www.dpaw.wa.gov.au/about-us/science-and-research/publications-resources/111-science-division-information-sheets. 85, 2 p.

Gosper CR, O'Donnell AJ, Yates CJ, Prober SM, Grierson PF (2016). Better planning outcomes require adequate data and ecological understanding to be successful and credible: a reply to Evans et al., 2015. Biological Conservation 200, pp. 240–241

Gosper CR, Prober SM, Yates CJ (2016). Continental-scale syntheses of Australian pyromes: misclassification of south-western eucalypt woodlands misinforms management. Journal of Biogeography 43, pp. 858–861

Gosper CR, Yates CJ, Hopper SD, Keith DA, Prober SM, Tozer MG (2016). Biogeography, richness and endemism in non-resprouting and mallee post-fire response types in Eucalyptus (ABSTRACT). In Atlas of Living Australia Science Symposium: Tuesday 10 May 2016 to Friday 13 May 2016, Keiran McNamara Conservation Science Centre, Kensington, WA p. 36

Harvey J, Langley M, Yates C, Hopkins A, Gosper C (2016). Long term, post fire dynamics of plant communities in the Western Australian wheatbelt (ABSTRACT). In ESA16 book of abstracts: Ecological Society of Australia, annual conference: Diversity: pattern, process and prospects, 28 November to 2 December 2016, Fremantle, Western Australia p. 10

Prober S, Gosper C, Yates C (2016). Conservation of plant diversity in wheatbelt nature reserves. Available at http://www.csiro.au/en/Research/LWF/Areas/Ecosystems-biodiversity/Monitoring-biodiversity/Agricultural-landscape-biodiversity/Fire-weeds-diversity. CSIRO, Melbourne. pp.

Ramalho CE, Byrne M, Yates C (2016). A spatially explicit approach to support the decision-making process for seed provenance for ecological restoration in a climate change context (ABSTRACT). In Atlas of Living Australia Science Symposium: Tuesday 10 May 2016 to Friday 13 May 2016, Keiran McNamara Conservation Science Centre, Kensington, WA p. 37

Ramalho CE, Byrne M, Yates C (2016). A spatially explicit approach to support the decision-making process on seed provenance for ecological restoration in a climate change context. PowerPoint presentation at Atlas of Living Australia Science Symposium: Tuesday 10 May 2016 to Friday 13 May 2016, Keiran McNamara Conservation Science Centre, Kensington, WA. 16 p.

Sampson JF, Byrne M, Gibson N, Yates C (2016). Limiting inbreeding in disjunct and isolated populations of a woody shrub. Ecology and evolution 6, pp. 5867–5880

Williams MR, Yates CJ, Stock WD, Barrett GW, Finn HC (2016). Citizen science monitoring reveals a significant, ongoing decline of the endangered Carnaby's black-cockatoo Calyptorhynchus latirostris. Oryx 50, pp. 626–635

2015

Barrett S, Yates CJ (2015). Risks to a mountain summit ecosystem with endemic biota in southwestern Australia. Austral Ecology 40, pp. 423–432

Cochrane A, Hoyle GL, Yates CJ, Nicotra AB (2015). Understanding plant responses to changing climates: seed germination, seedling emergence and early growth. Australasian Plant Conservation 23(3), pp. 12–14

Cochrane A, Hoyle GL, Yates CJ, Wood J, Nicotra AB (2015). The phenotypic response of co-occurring Banksia species to warming and drying. Plant Ecology 216, pp. 27–39

Cochrane JA, Hoyle GL, Yates CJ, Wood J, Nicotra AB (2015). Climate warming delays and decreases seedling emergence in a Mediterranean ecosystem. Oikos 124, pp. 150–160

Gibson N, Coates D, van Leeuwen S, Yates C (2015). Hot, dry and ancient: banded iron formations of Western Australia. In Geossistemas Ferruginosos do Brasil: Áreas Prioritárias para Conservação da Diversidade Geológica e Biológica, Patrimônio Cultural e Serviços Ambientais 3i Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brasil. pp. 361–391

Gosper C, Prober S, Yates C (2015). Woodland: recovery after fire. Landscope 30(3), pp. 48–52

Gosper CR, Pettit MJ, Andersen AN, Yates CJ, Prober SM (2015). Multi-century dynamics of ant communities following fire in Mediterranean-climate woodlands: are changes congruent with vegetation succession?. Forest Ecology and Management 342, pp. 30–38

Gosper CR, Prober SM, Yates CJ, Scott JK (2015). Combining asset- and species-led alien plant management priorities in the world’s most intact Mediterranean climate landscape. Biodiversity and Conservation 24, pp. 2789–2807

Keppel G, Wardell-Johnson G, Yates C (2015). Environmental drivers of species distribution on a granite outcrop (ABSTRACT). In ESA 2015 Abstracts, Interconnectness: Ecological Society of Australia, Annual Conference 2015, 29 November to 3 December 2015, Hilton Hotel, Adelaide, South Australia p. 141

Nistelberger HM, Coates DJ, Llorens TM, Yates CJ, Byrne M (2015). A cryptic genetic boundary in remnant populations of a long-lived, bird-pollinated shrub Banksia sphaerocarpa var. caesia (Proteaceae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 115, pp. 241–255

Sampson JF, Hankinson M, McArthur S, Tapper S, Langley M, Gibson N, Yates C, Byrne M (2015). Long-term islands in the landscape: low gene flow, effective population size and genetic divergence in the shrub Hakea oldfieldii (Proteaceae). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 179, p.

2014

Coates DJ, Byrne M, Cochrane JA, Dunne C, Gibson N, Keighery GJ et al. [Monks LT, Thiele KR, Yates CJ] (2014). Conservation of the kwongan flora: threats and challenges. In Plant Life on the Sandplains in Southwest Australia: a Global Biodiversity Hotspot: Kwongan Matters UWA Publishing, Crawley, WA. pp. 263–284

Cochrane A, Hoyle GL, Yates CJ, Nicotra AB (2014). Understanding plant responses to changing climates: seed germination, seedling emergence and early growth (ABSTRACT). In APCC10, 10th Australasian Plant Conservation Conference, 2014: Conference Program & Abstracts: Tuesday 11th November-Friday 14th November 2014, The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel, Hobart, Tasmania p. 24

Cochrane A, Hoyle GL, Yates CJ, Wood J, Nicotra AB (2014). Predicting the impact of increasing temperatures on seed germination among populations of Western Australian Banksia (Proteaceae). Seed Science Research 24, pp. 195–205

Cochrane A, Yates CJ, Hoyle GL, Nicotra AB (2014). Will among-population variation in seed traits improve the chance of species persistence under climate change?. Global Ecology and Biogeography 24, pp. 12–24

Cochrane JA, Hoyle GL, Yates CJ, Wood J, Nicotra AB (2014). Evidence of population variation in drought tolerance during seed germination in four Banksia (Proteaceae) species from Western Australia. Australian Journal of Botany 62, pp. 481–489

Gosper C, Prober S, Yates C (2014). Multi-century changes in plant diversity, composition and vegetation structure after fire in gimlet woodlands. PowerPoint presentation at Kwongan Workshop 2014, 22 July 2014. 28 p.

Gosper CR, Prober SM, Yates CJ (2014). Multi-century changes in vegetation structure and fuel availability in fire-sensitive eucalypt woodlands. Available at https://www.dpaw.wa.gov.au/about-us/science-and-research/publications-resources/111-science-division-information-sheets. 72/2014, 2 p.

Gosper CR, Yates CJ, Prober SM, Wiehl G (2014). Application and validation of visual fuel hazard assessments in dry Mediterranean-climate woodlands. International Journal of Wildland Fire 23, pp. 385–393

Sampson JF, Byrne M, Yates CJ, Gibson N, Thavornkanlapachai R, Stankowski S et al. [MacDonald B] (2014). Contemporary pollen-mediated gene immigration reflects the historical isolation of a rare, animal-pollinated shrub in a fragmented landscape. Heredity 112, pp. 172–181

Schut AGT, Wardell-Johnson GW, Yates CJ, Keppel G, Baran I, Franklin SE et al. [Byrne M] (2014). Rapid characterisation of vegetation structure to predict refugia and climate change impacts across a global biodiversity hotspot. PLoS One 9, pp. 1–15

Tapper S-L, Byrne M, Yates CJ, Keppel G, Hopper SD, van Niel K et al. (2014). Isolated with persistence or dynamically connected? Genetic patterns in a common granite outcrop endemic. Diversity and Distributions 20, pp. 987–1001

Tapper S-L, Byrne M, Yates CJ, Keppel G, Hopper SD, van Niel K et al. (2014). Prolonged isolation and persistence of a common endemic on granite outcrops in both mesic and semi-arid environments in south-western Australia. Journal of Biogeography 41, pp. 2032–2044

2013

Gosper C, Prober S, Yates C (2013). Multi-­century changes in plant diversity and composition after fire in Eucalyptus salubris communities of the Great Western Woodlands (ABSTRACT). In Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network, 4th Annual Symposium: 18-20 February, 2013, Old Parliament House, Canberra p. 54

Gosper C, Prober S, Yates C (2013). The role of fire in plant conservation in wheatbelt remnants. Australasian Plant Conservation 22, pp. 21–22

Gosper C, Yates C, Prober S (2013). Changes in plant diversity and vegetation composition with time since fire in gimlet woodlands. Available at https://www.dpaw.wa.gov.au/about-us/science-and-research/publications-resources/111-science-division-information-sheets. 68/2013, 2 p.

Gosper C, Yates C, Prober S (2013). Plant functional types as a tool for predicting vegetation change with time since fire. Available at https://www.dpaw.wa.gov.au/about-us/science-and-research/publications-resources/111-science-division-information-sheets. 64/2013, 2 p.

Gosper C, Yates C, Prober S, Wiehl G (2013). Ageing long-unburnt gimlet woodlands. Available at https://www.dpaw.wa.gov.au/about-us/science-and-research/publications-resources/111-science-division-information-sheets. 65/2013, 2 p.

Gosper CR, Prober SM, Yates CJ (2013). Estimating fire interval bounds using vital attributes: implications of uncertainty and among-population variability. Ecological Applications 23, pp. 924–935

Gosper CR, Prober SM, Yates CJ (2013). Multi-century changes in vegetation structure and fuel availability in fire-sensitive eucalypt woodlands. Forest Ecology and Management 310, pp. 102–109

Gosper CR, Prober SM, Yates CJ, Wiehl G (2013). Estimating the time since fire of long-unburnt Eucalyptus salubris (Myrtaceae) stands in the Great Western Woodlands. Australian Journal of Botany 61, pp. 11–21

Gosper CR, Yates CJ, Prober SM (2013). Fire in gimlet woodlands. Available at https://naturemap.dpaw.wa.gov.au/Forms/Theme_GWW/gww_index.aspx. Department of Environment and Conservation, Kensington, WA. 27 p.

Gosper CR, Yates CJ, Prober SM (2013). Floristic diversity in fire-sensitive eucalypt woodlands show a U-shaped relationship with time since fire. Journal of Applied Ecology 50, pp. 1187–1196

Llorens T, Byrne M, Yates C, Nistelberger H, Coates D (2013). Plant mating patterns change with different aspects of habitat fragmentation. Available at https://www.dpaw.wa.gov.au/about-us/science-and-research/publications-resources/111-science-division-information-sheets. 69/2013, 2 p.

Llorens T, Byrne M, Yates C, Nistelberger H, Coates D (2013). Remnant shape strongly influences reproduction and progeny fitness in fragmented populations. Available at https://www.dpaw.wa.gov.au/about-us/science-and-research/publications-resources/111-science-division-information-sheets. 70/2013, 2 p.

Llorens TM, Yates CJ, Byrne M, Nistelberger HM, Williams MR, Coates DJ (2013). Complex interactions between remnant shape and the mating system strongly influence reproductive output and progeny performance in fragmented populations of a bird-pollinated shrub. Biological Conservation 164, pp. 129–139

Prober S, Macfarlane C, Byrne M, Cook G, Gosper C, Harvey J et al. [Thiele K, van Leeuwen S, Yates C] (2013). The Great Western Woodlands supersite (ABSTRACT). In Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network, 4th Annual Symposium: 18-20 February, 2013, Old Parliament House, Canberra p. 54

2012

Byrne M, Sampson J, Llorens T, Coates D, Yates C, Gibson N (2012). Patterns of pollination in woody plants in fragmented landscapes of south-west Western Australia (ABSTRACT). In Conference Handbook: Ecological Society of Australia, 2012 Annual Conference, Ecology: Fundamental Science of the Biosphere: 3-7 December 2012, the Sebel Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria p. 71

Cochrane, A, Hoyle G, Yates C, Wood J, Nicotra A (2012). Soil warming reduces seedling emergence in a Mediterranean-climate ecosystem (ABSTRACT). In Conference Handbook: Ecological Society of Australia, 2012 Annual Conference, Ecology: Fundamental Science of the Biosphere: 3-7 December 2012, the Sebel Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria p. 191

Fordham DA, Akçakaya HR, Araújo MB, Elith J, Keith DA, Pearson R et al. [Yates C] (2012). Plant extinction risk under climate change: are forecast range shifts alone a good indicator of species vulnerability to global warming?. Global Change Biology 18, pp. 1357–1371

Gibson N, Yates C, Byrne M, Langley M, Thavornkanlapachai R (2012). The importance of recruitment patterns versus reproductive output in the persistence of a short-range endemic shrub in a highly fragmented landscape of south-western Australia. Australian Journal of Botany 60, p.

Gosper CR, Yates CJ, Prober SM (2012). Changes in plant species and functional composition with time since fire in two Mediterranean climate plant communities. Journal of Vegetation Science 23, pp. 1071–1081

Gosper CR, Yates CJ, Prober SM, Parsons BC (2012). Contrasting changes in vegetation structure and diversity with time since fire in two Australian Mediterranean-climate plant communities. Austral Ecology 37, pp. 164–174

Keith D, Lindenmayer D, Lowe A, Russell-Smith J, Enright N, Fox B, Guerin G et al. [Yates C]. (2012). Long-term studies: detecting and understanding trends in biodiversity (ABSTRACT). In Conference Handbook: Ecological Society of Australia, 2012 Annual Conference, Ecology: Fundamental Science of the Biosphere: 3-7 December 2012, the Sebel Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria p. 150

Keppel G, van Niel KP, Wardell-Johnson GW, Yates CJ, Byrne M, Mucina L et al. (2012). Refugia: identifying and understanding safe havens for biodiversity under climate change. Global Ecology and Biogeography 21, pp. 393–404

Llorens T, Yates C, Byrne M, Nistelberger H, Williams M, Coates D (2012). Linear population shape reduces ecological and genetic function in a bird-pollinated plant (ABSTRACT). In Society for Ecological Restoration Australasia Conference: Perth, Western Australia, Australia, 28-30 November 2012: Program and Conference Abstracts p. 69

Llorens TM, Byrne M, Yates CJ, Nistelberger HM, Coates DJ (2012). Evaluating the influence of different aspects of habitat fragmentation on mating patterns and pollen dispersal in the bird-pollinated Banksia sphaerocarpa var. caesia. Molecular Ecology 21, pp. 314–328

Monks L, Dillon R, Coates D, Yates C (2012). Assessing success for translocations of threatened flora in Western Australia (ABSTRACT). In Australian Network for Plant Conservation Inc. (ANPC) 9th National Conference: Plant Conservation in Australia: Achievements and Future Directions: Celebrating the ANPC's 21st Year: Monday 29 October to Friday 2 November 2012, Canberra ACT: Program and Abstracts pp. 21–22

Prober SM, Thiele KR, Rundel PW, Yates CJ, Berry SL, Byrne M et al. [Gosper CR] (2012). Facilitating adaptation of biodiversity to climate change: a conceptual framework applied to the world's largest Mediterranean-climate woodland. Climatic Change 110, pp. 227–248

Standish R, Daws M, Didham R, Yates C, Grigg A, Hobbs R (2012). Using restoration records to assess resilience of jarrah forest to climate change (ABSTRACT). In Conference Handbook: Ecological Society of Australia, 2012 Annual Conference, Ecology: Fundamental Science of the Biosphere: 3-7 December 2012, the Sebel Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria p. 218

Wardell-Johnson G, van Niel K, Yates C, Schut AGT, Byrne M, Keppel G et al. (2012). Identifying refugia in a warming, drying global biodiversity hotspot (ABSTRACT). In Conference Handbook: Ecological Society of Australia, 2012 Annual Conference, Ecology: Fundamental Science of the Biosphere: 3-7 December 2012, the Sebel Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria p. 120

2011

Byrne M, Yates C, Coates D, Elliott C, Gibson N, Sampson J et al. [Millar M] (2011). Restoring and maintaining genetic connections in a landscape context (ABSTRACT). In Genetics Society of AustralAsia, Annual Conference 2011: Melbourne, July 10-13th 2011 p. 103

Elith J, Phillips SJ, Hastie T, Dudik M, Chee YE, Yates CJ (2011). A statistical explanation of MaxEnt for ecologists. Diversity and Distributions 17, pp. 43–57

Gosper C, Yates C, Prober S (2011). Restoring an appropriate fire regime to fragmented vegetation: a vital attributes approach. PowerPoint presentation at 4th International Fire Ecology and Management Congress: Fire as a Global Process Available at http://fireecology.net/past-conferences/10-4thcongress.html. 24 p.

Gosper CR, Prober SM, Yates CJ (2011). Fire ecology studies in the world’s largest Mediterranean-climate woodland (ABSTRACT). In MEDECOS XII: Linking Science to Resource Management: the International Mediterranean Ecosystems Conference: September 6-9, 2011, Los Angeles, California, United States: Abstracts p. 73

Gosper CR, Prober SM, Yates CJ (2011). Responses to fire of Mediterranean-climate shrublands in southwestern Australia (ABSTRACT). In MEDECOS XII: Linking Science to Resource Management: the International Mediterranean Ecosystems Conference: September 6-9, 2011, Los Angeles, California, United States: Abstracts p. 74

Gosper CR, Yates CJ, Prober SM (2011). Effects of the fire management method of chaining and burning on plant communities (ABSTRACT). In Western Australian Bushfire Research Forum 2011, 12 and 13 October 2011: Book of Abstracts p. 36

Gosper CR, Yates CJ, Prober SM, Williams MR (2011). Fire does not facilitate invasion by alien annual grasses in an infertile Australian agricultural landscape. Biological Invasions 13, pp. 533–544

Hui C, Richardson DM, Robertson MP, Wilson JRU, Yates CJ (2011). Macroecology meets invasion ecology: linking the native distributions of Australian acacias to invasiveness. Diversity and Distributions 17, pp. 872–883

Webber BL, Yates CJ, Le Maitre DC, Scott JK, Kriticos DJ, Ota N et al. (2011). Modelling horses for novel climate courses: insights from projecting potential distributions of native and alien Australian acacias with correlative and mechanistic models. Diversity and Distributions 17, pp. 978–1000

Yates CJ, Gibson N, Pettit NE, Dillon R, Palmer R (2011). The ecological relationships and demography of restricted ironstone endemic plant species: implications for conservation. Australian Journal of Botany 59, pp. 692–700

Yates CJ, Gosper CR, Prober SM (2011). Fire, fragmentation, weeds and conservation of plant diversity in wheatbelt nature reserves (ABSTRACT). In Western Australian Bushfire Research Forum 2011, 12 and 13 October 2011: Book of Abstracts p. 23

2010

Byrne M, Coates D, Millar M, Walker E, Yates C, Gibson N et al. [Elliott C, Butcher R, Sampson J] (2010). Conservation genetics of threatened species in the diverse flora of Western Australia (ABSTRACT). In Threatened Species Research Forum: Western Australian Ecology Centre, 9th July 2010: a Review of WA Government Research into Threatened Species p. 8

Byrne M, Yates C, Coates D, Elliott C, Gibson N, Sampson J et al. [Millar M] (2010). Restoring and maintaining genetic connections in a landscape context (ABSTRACT). In Australian Network for Plant Conservation Inc.: 8th National Conference: Planning Conservation to Achieving Restoration, 28 September to 1 October 2010, Perth, W.A.: Program & Abstracts p. 20

Gibson L, McNeill A, de Tores P, Wayne A, Yates C (2010). Will future climate change threaten a range restricted endemic species, the quokka (Setonix brachyurus), in south west Australia?. Biological Conservation 143, pp. 2453–2461

Gibson N, Yates CJ, Dillon R (2010). Plant communities of the ironstone ranges of south western Australia: hotspots for plant diversity and mineral deposits. Biodiversity and Conservation 19, pp. 3951–3962

Gosper C, Yates C, Prober S (2010). To burn or not to burn: challenging decisions in fragmented landscapes. Landscope 26(2), pp. 46–51

Gosper C, Yates C, Prober S (2010). Using fruit crop and mortality to determine appropriate fire return intervals. Available at https://www.dpaw.wa.gov.au/about-us/science-and-research/publications-resources/111-science-division-information-sheets. 39/2010, 2 p.

Gosper C, Yates C, Prober S, Parsons B (2010). Changes in plant diversity and vegetation structure with time-since-fire in mallee and mallee-heath. Available at https://www.dpaw.wa.gov.au/about-us/science-and-research/publications-resources/111-science-division-information-sheets. 33/2010, 2 p.

Gosper CR, Prober SM, Yates CJ (2010). Chaining and burning modifies vegetation structure, fuel and post-disturbance sprouting capacity. Rangelands Ecology and Management 63, pp. 588–592

Gosper CR, Prober SM, Yates CJ (2010). Repeated disturbance through chaining and burning differentially affects recruitment among plant functional types in fire-prone heathlands. International Journal of Wildland Fire 19, pp. 52–62

Keith D, Morgan J, Yates C, Elith J (2010). Effects of climate change and fire regimes on the structure and viability of three Banksia metapopulations (ABSTRACT). In ESA10: 2010 Annual Conference: Sustaining Biodiversity - the Next 50 Years: Manning Clark Centre, ANU Canberra, 6-10 December 2010: Conference Handbook Conference Organising Committee, Canberra. p. 212

Keppel G, Wardell-Johnson G, van Niel KP, Mucina L, Byrne M, Yates CJ et al. (2010). A process-based concept of refugia for identifying and understanding safe havens from climate change (ABSTRACT). In ESA10: 2010 Annual Conference: Sustaining Biodiversity - the Next 50 Years: Manning Clark Centre, ANU Canberra, 6-10 December 2010: Conference Handbook Conference Organising Committee, Canberra. pp.

Maher D, McCaw L, Yates C (2010). Vulnerability of forests in south-west Western Australia to timber harvesting under the influence of climate change. Department of Environment and Conservation, Kensington, WA. 62 p.

Maher KA, Hobbs RJ, Yates CJ (2010). Woody shrubs and herbivory influence tree encroachment in the sandplain heathlands of southwestern Australia. Journal of Applied Ecology 47, pp. 441–450

McKellar R, Midgley GF, Yates CJ, Abbott I, Gioia P, le Maitre D (2010). The need to develop a coherent research approach for climate change vulnerability impact assessment and adaptation in high-biodiversity terrestrial ecosystems. Austral Ecology 35, pp. 371–373

Monks L, Dillon R, Coates D, Yates C, Barrett S, Cochrane A et al. (2010). Experimental threatened flora translocations and determining criteria to assess translocation success (ABSTRACT). In Threatened Species Research Forum: Western Australian Ecology Centre, 9th July 2010: a Review of WA Government Research into Threatened Species p. 22

Wardell-Johnson G, Keppel G, Yates C, van Niel K, Byrne M, Mucina L et al. (2010). Developing an integratedapproach to climate change refugia in old stable landscapes (ABSTRACT). In ESA10: 2010 Annual Conference: Sustaining Biodiversity - the Next 50 Years: Manning Clark Centre, ANU Canberra, 6-10 December 2010: Conference Handbook Conference Organising Committee, Canberra. p. 267

Yates C (2010). Planning for climate change: the adaptation/mitigation challenge (ABSTRACT). In Australian Network for Plant Conservation Inc.: 8th National Conference: Planning Conservation to Achieving Restoration, 28 September to 1 October 2010, Perth, W.A.: Program & Abstracts pp. 39–40

Yates C, Barrett S, Byrne M, Coates D, Gibson N, Ladd P (2010). Managing south-western Australia’s threatened species in an era of global change (ABSTRACT). In Threatened Species Research Forum: Western Australian Ecology Centre, 9th July 2010: a Review of WA Government Research into Threatened Species p. 32

Yates C, Byrne M, Gibson N (2010). Long-term viability of locally restricted species in a threatened ecological community. Available at https://www.dpaw.wa.gov.au/about-us/science-and-research/publications-resources/111-science-division-information-sheets. 35/2010, 2 p.

Yates C, Elith J, Gibson L, McNeill A, Midgley G, de Tores P et al. [Wayne A] (2010). The potential impacts of climate change and land transformation on biodiversity in Mediterranean climate south-west Western Australia: implications for threatened species conservation (ABSTRACT). In Threatened Species Research Forum: Western Australian Ecology Centre, 9th July 2010: a Review of WA Government Research into Threatened Species pp. 31–32

Yates C, Ladd P, Coates D (2010). Life on the rocks: a cracking good place to live. Western Wildlife: Newsletter of the Land for Wildlife Scheme 14(3), pp. 6–7

Yates CJ, Elith J, Latimer AM, le Maitre D, Midgley GF, Schurr FM, West AG (2010). Projecting climate change impacts on species distributions in megadiverse South African cape and southwest Australian floristic regions: opportunities and challenges. Austral Ecology 35, pp. 374–391

2009

Enright N, Yates C (2009). Predicting the impacts of climate change on biodiversity and ecosystem function in biodiverse shrublands. Department of Environment and Conservation, Kensington, WA. Biodiversity Case Study 2, p. 2

Franks AJ, Yates CJ, Hobbs RJ (2009). Defining plant functional groups to guide rare plant management. Plant Ecology 204, pp. 207–216

Gibson L, McNeill A, de Tores P, Wayne A, Yates C (2009). Predicting the effect of climate change on the distribution of the quokka, an iconic West Australian macropod (ABSTRACT). In Abstracts, 10th International Congress of Ecology (INTECOL): Ecology in a Changing Climate: Two Hemispheres-One Globe, Brisbane, August 2009 p. 1

Gosper C, Yates C, Prober S (2009). Ecological effects of creating fuel-modified zones by chaining and burning. Available at https://www.dpaw.wa.gov.au/about-us/science-and-research/publications-resources/111-science-division-information-sheets. 27/2009, 2 p.

Gosper C, Yates C, Prober S (2009). Fragmentation but not fire facilitates weed invasion in mallee. Available at https://www.dpaw.wa.gov.au/about-us/science-and-research/publications-resources/111-science-division-information-sheets. 10/2009, 2 p.

Gosper C, Yates C, Prober S (2009). Restoring an appropriate fire regime to fragmented remnants: a vital attributes approach (ABSTRACT). In SERI 2009: World Conference on Ecological Restoration: Making Change in a Changing World: 19th Conference of the Society for Ecological Restoration International, Perth, Western Australia, Australia, Sunday 23 August to Thursday 27 August 2009: Conference Abstracts p. 84

Gosper C, Yates C, Prober S (2009). Restoring an appropriate fire regime to fragmented vegetation: a vital attributes approach. PowerPoint presentation at 2009 Fire Ecology and Management Congress. 24 p.

Gosper CR, Prober SM, Yates CJ, Parsons BC (2009). Changes in vegetation structure and composition after fire in two Australian Mediterranean-climate plant communities. Poster presented at the 2009 Fire Ecology and Management Congress.

Llorens T, Nistelberger H, Byrne M, Coates D, Yates C (2009). Fine scale genetic structure and gene flow in Banksia sphaerocarpa var. caesia in the fragmentated agricultural landscape of south-western Australia (ABSTRACT). In GSA 2009: Brisbane, 7-10 July: Programme and Abstracts p. 19

Maher D, McCaw L, Yates C (2009). Vulnerability of forests in south-west Western Australia to timber harvesting under the influence of climate change: expert panel report. Department of Environment and Conservation, Kensington, WA. 55 p.

Nield AP, Ladd PG, Yates CJ (2009). Reproductive biology, post-fire succession dynamics and population viability analysis of the critically endangered Western Australian shrub Calytrix breviseta subsp. breviseta (Myrtaceae). Australian Journal of Botany 57, pp. 451–464

Standish RJ, Cramer VA, Yates CJ (2009). A revised state-and-transition model for the restoration of woodlands in Western Australia. In New Models for Ecosystem Dynamics and Restoration Island, Washington. pp. 169–188

Wardell-Johnson G, Yates C, Hopper S, Byrne M, Mucina L, Franklin S et al. (2009). Developing an integrated approach to protect refuges threatened by climate change using granite outcrop flora (ABSTRACT). In Abstracts, 10th International Congress of Ecology (INTECOL): Ecology in a Changing Climate: Two Hemispheres-One Globe, Brisbane, August 2009 p. 1

Yates C (2009). Box 5.8 Vulnerability of biodiversity in Western Australia to climate change. CSIRO Pub., Collingwood. pp. 102–104

Yates C (2009). Climate change, seed sourcing and ecological restoration: implications for Mediterranean climate south-west Western Australia (ABSTRACT). In SERI 2009: World Conference on Ecological Restoration: Making Change in a Changing World: 19th Conference of the Society for Ecological Restoration International, Perth, Western Australia, Australia, Sunday 23 August to Thursday 27 August 2009: Conference Abstracts p. 49

Yates C, Byrne M, Gibson N, Langley M, Newman B, Sampson J, Stankowski S, Thavornkanlapachai R (2009). Assessing the long-term viability of the locally restricted species Calothamnus sp. Whicher and Hakea oldfieldii in a threatened ecological community near Busselton. Department of Environment and Conservation, Kensington, WA. 54 p.

Yates C, McKellar R (2009). Climate change and biodiversity: complexity and uncertainty (ABSTRACT). In Greenhouse 2009: Climate Change & Resources: Burswood Convention Centre, Perth WA, 23-26 March 2009: Conference Handbook p. 90

Yates C, McKellar R (2009). Planning research for assessing the impacts of climate change on biodiversity in Mediterranean climate south-west Western Australia (ABSTRACT). In Abstracts, 10th International Congress of Ecology (INTECOL): Ecology in a Changing Climate: Two Hemispheres-One Globe, Brisbane, August 2009 p. 1

Yates C, Midgley G (2009). Collaborative research on climate change and biodiversity in megadiverse ecosystems. Department of Environment and Conservation, Kensington, WA. Biodiversity Case Study 1, p. 1

Yates CJ, McNeill A, Elith J, Midgley GF (2009). Assessing the impacts of climate change and land transformation on Banksia in the South West Australian Floristic Region. Diversity and Distributions 16, pp. 187–201

Young A, Broadhurst L, Byrne M, Coates D, Yates C (2009). Molecular ecological analysis of vegetation function in fragmented Australian biomes. Land & Water Australia, Canberra. 11 p.

Young A, Broadhurst L, Elliot C, Field D, Coates D, Byrne M et al. [Yates C, Llorens T, Nistleberger H] (2009). Land & Water Australia project CPI 13: Molecular analysis of vegetation function in fragmented Australian biomes. CSIRO Plant Industry, Canberra. 36 p.

2008

Broadhurst LM, Lowe A, Coates DJ, Cunningham SA, McDonald M, Vesk PA et al. [Yates C] (2008). Seed supply for broadscale restoration: maximizing evolutionary potential. Evolutionary Applications 1, pp. 587–597

Byrne M, Elliott CP, Yates CJ, Coates DJ (2008). Maintenance of high pollen dispersal in Eucalyptus wandoo, a dominant tree of the fragmented agricultural region in Western Australia. Conservation Genetics 9, pp. 97–105

Coates D, Yates C (2008). Western Australia's flora: origins, endemism, rarity and conservation. PowerPoint presentation at Flora Conservation Course: Perup Forest Ecology Centre, 22-26 September, 2008. Department of Environment and Conservation, Kensington, WA. 35 p.

Gosper C, Prober S, Yates C (2008). The role of fire in plant conservation in fragmented wheatbelt reserves. PowerPoint presentation at Kwongan Colloquium: Biodiversity on the Verge. 26 p.

Yates C, Pettit N, Gibson N, Dillon R, Palmer R (2008). The population ecology of Tetratheca (Eleaocarpaceae) on the banded iron formation ranges of the Yilgarn: an integrated research program focussed on practical outcomes for the ex situ and in situ conservation, restoration and translocation of the DRF Tetratheca paynterae subsp. paynterae: final report to Portman Iron Ore Limited, March 2008. Department of Environment and Conservation, Kensington, WA. 43 p.

2007

Byrne M, Elliott CP, Yates C, Coates DJ (2007). Extensive pollen dispersal in a bird-pollinated shrub, Calothamnus quadrifidus, in a fragmented landscape. Molecular Ecology 16, pp. 1303–1314

Byrne M, Yates C, Coates D, Elliott C (2007). Does landscape pollen dispersal rescue small populations from inbreeding? (ABSTRACT). In ESA 2007, Program and Abstracts: Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Australia, 2007, Monday 26th November to Friday 30th November 2007 p. 71

Byrne M, Yates C, Elliott C, Coates D (2007). Impact of fragmentation on reproductive biology, mating system and pollen dispersal in two plant species from the Mediterranean south-western Australia. In MedEcos XI: conference proceedings: the International Mediterranean Ecosystems Conference, Perth, Western Australia, Australia, Sunday 2-Wednesday 5 September 2007 Kings Park & Botanic Garden, West Perth. pp. 31–32

Byrne M, Yates C, Elliott C, Coates D (2007). Impact of fragmentation on reproductive biology, mating system and pollen dispersal in two plant species from the Mediterranean south-western Australia (ABSTRACT). In MedEcos XI: conference program, information & summary abstracts: the International Mediterranean Ecosystems Conference, Perth, Western Australia, Australia, Sunday 2-Wednesday 5 September 2007 pp. 51–52

Coates D, Sampson J, Yates C, Byrne M (2007). Plant mating systems and assessing population persistence in fragmented landscapes (ABSTRACT). In ESA 2007, Program and Abstracts: Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Australia, 2007, Monday 26th November to Friday 30th November 2007 p. 77

Coates D, Yates C (2007). Western Australia's flora: origins, endemism, rarity and conservation: copy of PowerPoint presentation. In Flora Management Course: Porongurups, 17-21 September, 2007 Department of Environment and Conservation, Kensington, WA. pp. 1–32

Coates DJ, Sampson JF, Yates CJ (2007). Plant mating systems and assessing population persistence in fragmented landscapes. Australian Journal of Botany 55, pp. 239–249

Crosti R, Dixon KW, Ladd PG, Yates CJ (2007). Changes in the structure and species dominance in vegetation over 60 years in an urban bushland remnant. Pacific Conservation Biology 13, pp. 158–170

Gosper C, Prober S, Yates C (2007). The role of fire in plant conservation in fragmented wheatbelt reserves. PowerPoint presentation prepared for the Kwongan Colloquium: Native Plant Life on the Western Australian Sandplains. 20 p.

Gosper CR, Prober SM, Yates CJ (2007). Scrub rolling and burning: altering recruitment of serotinous obligate seeders? (POSTER ABSTRACT). In ESA 2007, Program and Abstracts: Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Australia, 2007, Monday 26th November to Friday 30th November 2007 pp. 191–192

Llorens TM, Coates DJ, Byrne M, Yates CJ (2007). Assessing genetic connectivity across a fragmented landscape (POSTER ABSTRACT). In ESA 2007, Program and Abstracts: Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Australia, 2007, Monday 26th November to Friday 30th November 2007 p. 199

McKellar R, Abbott I, Coates D, Gioia P, Keighery G, Maslin B et al. [Williams M, Yates C] (2007). Detailed editorial review of 'The implications of climate change for land-based nature conservation strategies by Odile Pouliquen-Young and Peter Newman, Murdoch University, 1999': prepared for the Australian Greenhouse Office. Department of Environment and Conservation, Kensington, WA. 49 p.

MedEcos XI (2007). Conference program, information & summary abstracts: the International Mediterranean Ecosystems Conference, Perth, Western Australia, Australia, Sunday 2-Wednesday 5 September 2007. Conference Organising Committee, Perth. 131 p.

Rokich D, Wardell-Johnson G, Yates C, Stevens J, Dixon K, McLellan R et al. (eds) (2007). Conference proceedings: the International Mediterranean Ecosystems Conference, Perth, Western Australia, Australia, Sunday 2-Wednesday 5 September 20007. Kings Park & Botanic Garden, West Perth. 279 p.

Yates CJ, Coates DJ, Elliott C, Byrne M (2007). Composition of the pollinator community, pollination and the mating system for a shrub in fragments of species rich kwongan in south-west Australia. Biodiversity and Conservation 16, pp. 1379–1395

Yates CJ, Elliott C, Byrne M, Coates DJ, Fairman R (2007). Seed production, germinability and seedling growth for a bird pollinated shrub in fragments of kwongan in south-west Australia. Biological Conservation 136, pp. 306–314

Yates CJ, Ladd PG, Coates DJ, McArthur S (2007). Hierarchies of cause: understanding rarity in an endemic shrub Verticordia staminosa (Myrtaceae) with a highly restricted distribution. Australian Journal of Botany 55, pp. 194–205

2005

Coates DJ, Byrne M, Elliott C, Sampson J, Yates C (2005). Gene flow and outcrossing in a fragmented landscape: implications for seed sourcing from small remnants. In Proceedings of the Fifth Australian Workshop on Native Seed Biology: 21-23 June 2004, Brisbane, Queensland Australian Centre for Mining Environmental Research, Kenmore. pp. 37–44

Cochrane JA, Yates CJ (2005). Conservation biology of a critically endangered shrub, Cyphanthera odgersii (F.Muell.) Haegi subspecies occidentalis Haegi (Solanaceae). In Proceedings of the Fifth Australian Workshop on Native Seed Biology: 21-23 June 2004, Brisbane, Queensland Australian Centre for Mining Environmental Research, Kenmore. pp. 173–181

Franks AJ, Hobbs RJ, Yates CJ (2005). Developing a general framework of rare plant population responses to habitat fragmentation (POSTER ABSTRACT). In Advances in Plant Conservation Biology: Implications for Flora Management and Restoration: Symposium Program and Abstracts, Perth, Western Australia, 25-27 October 2005 p. 28

Gilfillan S, Barrett S, Hartley R, Yates C (2005). Stirling Range dryandra (Dryandra montana) interim recovery plan, 2005-2010. Department of Conservation and Land Management, Western Australia, Interim Recovery Plan 207, 22 p.

Yates C, Gibson N, Dillon R, Clarke V (2005). Patterns of biodiversity in banded ironstone ranges: comparing the environment of four endemic Tetratheca taxa (POSTER ABSTRACT). In Advances in Plant Conservation Biology: Implications for Flora Management and Restoration: Symposium Program and Abstracts, Perth, Western Australia, 25-27 October 2005 p. 41

Yates C, Gibson N, Dillon R, Clarke V (2005). Patterns of plant diversity in banded ironstone ranges comparing the environment of four endemic Tetratheca taxa (ABSTRACT). In Advances in Plant Conservation Biology: Implications for Flora Management and Restoration: Symposium Program and Abstracts 25-27 October 2005 p. 41

Yates C, Williams M (2005). Patterns of plant mortality and changes in condition in the Tetratheca paynterae subsp. paynterae population at Windarling W3 between 2003 and 2005. Department of Conservation and Land Management, Kensington, WA. 17 p.

Yates CJ, Hopper SD, Taplin RH (2005). Native insect flower visitor diversity and feral honeybees on jarrah (Eucalyptus marginata) in Kings Park, an urban bushland remnant. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 88, pp. 147–153

Yates CJ, Ladd PG (2005). Relative importance of reproductive biology and establishment ecology for persistence of a rare shrub in a fragmented landscape. Conservation Biology 19, pp. 239–249

Yates CJ, Ladd PG, Coates D, McArthur S (2005). Hierarchies of cause: understanding rarity in an endemic shrub with a highly restricted distribution (ABSTRACT). In Advances in Plant Conservation Biology: Implications for Flora Management and Restoration: Symposium Program and Abstracts 25-27 October 2005 p. 5

Young A, Broadhurst L, Coates D, Byrne M, Yates C, Elliott C et al. (2005). Land and Water project number CPI 10: Genetic and ecological viability of plant populations in remnant vegetation. CSIRO, Canberra. 120 p.

2004

Yates CJ, Ladd PG (2004). Breeding system, pollination and demography in the rare granite endemic shrub, Verticordia staminosa ssp staminosa in south-west Western Australia. Austral Ecology 29, pp. 189–200

2003

Burne HM, Yates CJ, Ladd PG (2003). Comparative population structure and reproductive biology of the critically endangered shrub Grevillea althoferorum and two closely related more common congeners. Biological Conservation 114, pp. 53–65

Byrne M, Yates C, Elliott C, Coates D (2003). Genetic and ecological consequences of population fragmentation in Eucalyptus wandoo in Western Australia (POSTER ABSTRACT). In Abstracts & Posters: XIX International Congress of Genetics: Genomes, the Linkage to Life: 6-11 July, 2003: Melbourne Exhibition & Convention Centre, Victoria, Australia p. 275

Coates D, Yates C, Elliott C, Byrne M (2003). Genetic and ecological consequences of population fragmentation in the bird pollinated woody shrub Calothamnus quadrifidis (POSTER ABSTRACT). In Abstracts & Posters: XIX International Congress of Genetics: Genomes, the Linkage to Life: 6-11 July, 2003: Melbourne Exhibition & Convention Centre, Victoria, Australia p. 275

Coates DJ, Byrne M, Gage C, Yates C, Elliott C (2003). Genetic and ecological consequences of habitat fragmentation in two woody shrubs (Calothamnus quadrifidis and Eremaea pauciflora) and the tree (Eucalyptus wandoo) in the Western Australian wheatbelt (ABSTRACT). In Consequences of Habitat Fragmentation Workshop, 4th-5th July 2003 pp. 18–19

Harding MG, Lamont BB, Yates CJ (2003). Conservation biology of the rare and critically endangered Synaphea quartzitica and common S. spinulosa. Curtin University of Technology, Department of Environmental Biology, Perth. 110 p.

Harris A, Yates C (2003). Population characteristics of Eremophila scaberula (rough emu bush): a framework for monitoring change: unpublished report to the Western Australian Threatened Species and Communities Unit, June 2003. Department of Conservation and Land Management, 28 p.

Harris A, Yates C (2003). Population characteristics of Gastrolobium hamulosum (hook point poison): a framework for monitoring change: unpublished report to the Western Australian Threatened Species and Communities Unit, June 2003. Department of Conservation and Land Management, 23 p.

Harris A, Yates C (2003). Population characteristics of Grevillea batrachioides (Mt Lesueur grevillea): a framework for monitoring change: unpublished report to the Western Australian Threatened Species and Communities Unit, June 2003. Department of Conservation and Land Management, 16 p.

Harris A, Yates C (2003). Population characteristics of Grevillea humifusa (spreading grevillea): a framework for monitoring change: unpublished report to the Western Australian Threatened Species and Communities Unit, June 2003. Department of Conservation and Land Management, 22 p.

Hearn R, Stoneman GL, Keighery G, Burrows N, Yates C, Hopper S (2003). Advice to the Conservation Commission's Forest Management Plan Steering Committee in relation to the management of significant flora values. - Draft. Department of Conservation and Land Management, Manjimup. 65 p.

Hearn R, Stoneman GL, Keighery G, Burrows N, Yates C, Hopper S (2003). Management of significant flora values in south-west forests and associated ecosystems. Department of Conservation and Land Management, 72 p.

Hobbs RJ, Yates CJ (2003). Turner review. No. 7, impacts of ecosystem fragmentation on plant populations : generalising the idiosyncratic. Australian Journal of Botany 51, pp. 471–488

Ruthrof KX, Loneragan WA, Yates CJ (2003). Comparative population dynamics Eucalyptus cladocalyx in its native habitat and as an invasive species in an urban bushland in south-western Australia. Diversity and Distributions 9, pp. 469–484

Yates CJ, Abbott I, Hopper SD, Coates DJ (2003). Fire as a determinant of rarity in the south-west Western Australian global biodiversity hotspot. In Fire in Ecosystems of South-West Western Australia: Impacts and Management Backhuys, Leiden. pp. 395–420

Yates CJ, Hopper SD, Brown A, van Leeuwen S (2003). Impact of two wildfires on endemic granite outcrop vegetation in Western Australia. Journal of Vegetation Science 14, pp. 185–194

2002

Buist ML, Coates DJ, Yates CJ (2002). Rarity and threat in relation to the conservation of Acacia in Western Australia. 4(3), pp. 36–53

Elliott CP, Yates CJ, Ladd PG, Coates DJ (2002). Morphometric, genetic and ecological studies clarify the conservation status of a rare Acacia in Western Australia. Australian Journal of Botany 50, pp. 63–73

Elliott CP, Yates CJ, Ladd PG, Coates DJ (2002). The conservation biology of Acacia sp. Dandaragan. Department of Conservation and Land Management, 163 p.

Franks AJ, Hobbs RJ, Yates CJ (2002). Sex in a fragmented landscape: developing a general framework of rare plant population responses to habitat fragmentation (ABSTRACT). In Ecology 2002 Conference, Cairns: Handbook of the 2nd Joint Meeting of the Ecological Society of Australia and the New Zealand Ecological Society, held in Conjunction with the 27th Annual Meeting of the ESA and the 51st Annual Meeting of the NZES: Cairns Convention Centre, 1st-6th December 2002 p. 62

Franks AJ, Yates CJ, Hobbs RJ (2002). Sex outside the city: habit fragmentation and rare plants. Danthonia 11(2), pp. 6–7

Ruthrof KX, Yates CJ, Loneragan WA (2002). The biology of tuart. In Tuart (Eucalyptus gomphocephala) and Tuart Communities Wildflower Society of Western Australia, Perth Branch, Nedlands. pp. 108–122

Yates C, Abbott I, Hopper SD, Coates D (2002). Fire as a determinant of rarity in the south-western Australian global biodiversity hotspot (ABSTRACT). In Symposium: Fire in South-Western Australian Ecosystems: Impacts and Management: Program and Abstracts, 16, 17 and 18 April 2002, the WA Turf Club Function Centre, 70 Grandstand Rd, Ascot, WA p. 24

Yates CJ, Broadhurst LM (2002). Assessing limitations on population growth in two critically endangered Acacia taxa. Biological Conservation 108, pp. 13–26

2001

Buist M, Coates D, Yates C (2001). Rarity and threat in relation to the conservation of Acacia in Western Australia (ABSTRACT). In Acacia Symposium: the Conservation and Utilisation Potential of Australian Dryland Acacias: 13-14th July, 2001, Dalwallinu, Western Australia p. 1

Coates D, Yates C (2001). Viability and persistence of small isolates populations of rare and threatened flora: is there hope?. Western Wildlife: Newsletter of the Land for Wildlife Scheme 5(4), pp. 12–13

Radho-Toly S, Majer JD, Yates C (2001). Impact of fire on leaf nutrients, arthropod fauna and herbivory of native and exotic eucalypts in Kings Park, Perth, Western Australia. Austral Ecology 26, pp. 500–506

Yates C (2001). Regeneration of salmon gum remnant woodland. In Salmon Gums: Proceedings of the Quairading Conference & Exhibition Tree Society, Perth. pp. 14–20

2000

Buist M, Byrne M, Yates C (2000). Understanding rarity in a unique wattle (Acacia lobulata) in south-western Australia. Danthonia 9(2), pp. 8–9

Buist M, Yates CJ, Ladd PG (2000). Ecological characteristics of Brachychiton populneus (Sterculiaceae) (kurrajong) in relation to the invasion of urban bushland in south-western Australia. Austral Ecology 25, pp. 487–496

Cochrane A, Cunneen S, Yates C (2000). Population structure, soil seed bank dynamics, germination requirements and fire response of the critically endangered Cyphanthera odgersii (F.Muell.) Haegi subspecies occidentalis Haegi (Solanaceae): final report. Department of Conservation and Land Management, 22 p.

Hobbs RJ, Yates CJ (2000). Priorities for action and management guidelines. In Temperate Eucalypt Woodlands in Australia: Biology, Conservation, Management and Restoration Surrey Beatty, Sydney. pp. 400–414

Hobbs RJ, Yates CJ (2000). Temperate eucalypt woodlands in Australia: an overview. In Temperate Eucalypt Woodlands in Australia: Biology, Conservation, Management and Restoration Surrey Beatty, Sydney. pp. 1–5

Hobbs RJ, Yates CJ (eds) (2000). Temperate eucalypt woodlands in Australia: biology, conservation, management and restoration. Surrey Beatty, Sydney. 430 p.

Yates C, Coates D, Cochrane A (2000). Verticordia (6) interim recovery plans (implementation): ESU 00006465: final report submitted to the Commonwealth Threatened Species and Communities Section, Biodiversity Group, Environment Australia. Department of Conservation and Land Management, 41 p.

Yates C, Cochrane A, Buist M, Coates D (2000). Acacia species (6) interim recovery plans (implementation): ESU 00006465: final report submitted to the Commonwealth Threatened Species and Communities Section, Biodiversity Group, Environment Australia. Department of Conservation and Land Management, 64 p.

Yates CJ, Hobbs RJ, Atkins L (2000). Establishment of perennial shrub and tree species in degraded Eucalyptus salmonophloia (salmon gum) remnant woodlands: effects of restoration treatments. Restoration Ecology 8, pp. 135–143

Yates CJ, Hobbs RJ, True DT (2000). The distribution and status of eucalypt woodlands in Western Australia. In Temperate Eucalypt Woodlands in Australia: Biology, Conservation, Management and Restoration Surrey Beatty, Sydney. pp. 86–106

Yates CJ, Norton DA, Hobbs RJ (2000). Grazing effects on plant cover, soil and microclimate in fragmented woodlands in south-western Australia : implications for restoration. Austral Ecology 25, pp. 36–47

1999

Buist ML, Yates CJ, Dixon K, Sivasithamparam K (1999). The ecological growth characteristics of the critically endangered Acacia sciophanes and Acacia lobulata and factors limiting the growth of their populations (ABSTRACT). In ESA99, Ecological Connections: Handbook of the 1999 Meeting of the Ecological Society of Australia, Inc.: Fremantle, Western Australia, 26 September to 1 October 1999 pp. 42–43

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