Habitat Rehabilitation

Habitat at the island is highly degraded by factors such as weed invasion and as previously stated the associated fauna is dominated by introduced pest species. There is considerable potential for rehabilitation of wildlife habitat at the island. and the following measures are recommended:

Proposed Stage 1 Development

The proposed Stage 1 Development is predominantly confined to the areas of silt mounding inside the levee bank, and so can be implemented without significant direct impact on habitat for native wildlife. Adequate measures to minimise impact on environmental attributes should be undertaken including