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Exclude bats from roosts prior to mine reclamation

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Exclude bats from roosts prior to mine reclamation

Install and maintain gates at mine entrances to restrict public access

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Trade-off between benefit and harms 9 Install and maintain gates at mine entrances to restrict public access

Maintain microclimate in closed/abandoned mines

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Maintain microclimate in closed/abandoned mines

Provide artificial subterranean bat roosts to replace roosts in reclaimed mines

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Provide artificial subterranean bat roosts to replace roosts in reclaimed mines

Relocate bats from reclaimed mines to alternative subterranean roost sites

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Relocate bats from reclaimed mines to alternative subterranean roost sites

Reopen entrances to closed mines and make suitable for roosting bats

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Reopen entrances to closed mines and make suitable for roosting bats

Restore bat foraging habitat at ex-quarry sites

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Restore bat foraging habitat at ex-quarry sites

Retain access points for bats following mine closures

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Retain access points for bats following mine closures
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