Threat abatement plan - large woody debris


Cover of woody debris threat abatement plan

This plan has been developed in accordance with the requirements of the Fisheries Management Act 1994 to reduce or eliminate threats associated with the removal of large woody debris from NSW rivers and streams.

The plan proposes a combination of new initiatives and coordination of existing efforts.

The document provides guidance on the actions required to eliminate, manage or mitigate the threat posed by the removal of large woody debris from NSW watercourses.

This threat abatement plan contains 10 strategies to be achieved in 3 action areas:

  • Research and information activities;
  • Compliance and regulation activities; and
  • Management activities

The objective of this threat abatement plan is to abate, ameliorate or eliminate the adverse effects from the removal of large woody debris on threatened species, populations and ecological communities listed on the schedules of the NSW Fisheries Management Act 1994.


Published: Jul 2007