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RM-GTR-183: Surface mine impoundments as wildlife and fish habitat


Rumble, Mark A. 1989. Surface mine impoundments as wildlife and fish habitat. Gen. Tech. Rep. RM-183. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 6 p.

Unreclaimed surface mine impoundments provide poor fish and wildlife habitat. Recommendations given here for reclaiming "prelaw" impoundments and creating new impoundments could provide valuable fish and wildlife habitat if incorporated into existing laws and mine plans.

Keywords: surface mine impoundments, fish habitat, wildlife habitat, reclamation


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Title: RM-GTR-183: Surface mine impoundments as wildlife and fish habitat
Electronic Publish Date: September 15, 2008
Last Update:
April 14, 2011

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