Aquatic habitat protection and fish conservation - Greater Murray NSW
Provision of fish conservation management services for the Murray, lower Darling and Murrumbidgee catchments of NSW, to enhance key fish habitat protection and recreational fishery involvement in fish habitat protection and management.
|NSW DPI||FW $211,392|
Habitat Action Program - making more fish… naturally
Provides habitat action grants to the community to enhance fish habitat in NSW and support healthy, resilient recreational fisheries.
|Various fishing clubs, councils, community groups||Grants administered by DPI|
Flagship Habitat Action
The Flagship Habitat Action program provides funding for on-ground works for large-scale strategic coastal fish habitat rehabilitation activities to restore highly productive, resilient fisheries.
Various fishing clubs, councils, community groups
|Grants administered by DPI||SW $448,000||SW $448,000||SW $448,000|
NSW Fishway Strategy for Fish Passage Remediation at Priority Barriers
Development of a strategic 20-year statewide fishway infrastructure strategy to remediate the top 160 priority barriers to migrating fish to significantly improve native fish populations and recreational fishing opportunities.
Aquatic habitat protection and fish conservation - South Coast NSW
Provision of fish conservation management services for the south coast, Snowy Mountains and Southern Tablelands of NSW to enhance key fish habitat protection and recreational fishery involvement in fish habitat protection and management.
Open top pyramid / opera house yabby trap replacement scheme
This project will purchase open top pyramid (kalkyne) traps to replace opera house traps. The open top pyramid yabby trap will supersede the opera house yabby trap, which will become prohibited for use, to protect platypus and other wildlife from inadvertent capture.
|Supply of traps to fishers administered by NSW DPI|
Driving Fish Habitat Action with a Landcare NSW/OzFish Unlimited community partnership
It is planned to establish sixty fish habitat restoration sites by OzFish and Landcare combining resources across NSW, building a network of skilled volunteers to continue the work well into the future.
Peel River pollution prevention
Preventing rubbish pollution in the Peel River by installing Gross Pollutant Traps on stormwater drain outlets flowing into the Peel River. Repurposed shopping trolleys by the local Mens Shed will be used as grill "wings" on either side of storm water outlets to collect excess litter during high flow periods
|Tamworth Regional Council||FW $6,500|
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