Innovative Techniques for Promoting Fauna Return to Rehabilitated Sites Following Mining

Brennan K.E.C, O.G. Nichols and J.D. Majer

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This project stemmed from a recognition that, whilst many companies are attempting to establish native ecosystems following mining, little is documented regarding the best ways to promote fauna recolonisation. To review innovative techniques that companies around Australia are using to promote the return of fauna to native ecosystems established following mining. The findings were synthesized into practical recommendations that can be incorporated into rehabilitation operations and management plans to increase the rate at which faunal communities become re-established, and rare or uncommon species recolonise.

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Technical Document

Australian Center for Minerals Extension and Research, Brisban and Minerals and Energy Research Institute of Western Australia