- Environmentalists are calling on the QLD goverment to ensure two former coal mines, the Ebenezer and Jeebropilly mine sites are rehabilitated
- The plans to rehabilitate the sites to native vegetation are compatible with koala conservation assuming rehabilitation
“Plans to rehabilitate both mines sites to native vegetation are compatible with koala conservation assuming rehabilitation is planned with koala conservation as a priority post-mining land use,” she said.“IKPS has been rescuing and releasing rehabilitated koalas back into the area for more than 25 years,” she said. “During that time we have rescued some of our oldest koalas on record, some of which were 17+ years old, and we have identified this area as critical habitat creating corridors and connectivity to surrounding koala habitat.” New Hope was approached for comment. Originally published by Mining Monthly.
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