In November 2001, the removal of large woody debris from NSW rivers and streams was listed as a key threatening process (KTP) under the Fisheries Management Act 1994. The contents of this Primefact include information on the following:
- What is 'large woody debris'?
- Why is large woody debris important to aquatic ecosystems and native fish?
- Why is large woody debris being removed?
- What threatened fish are affected by this KTP?
- What happens after a KTP is listed?
- How are threat abatement plans implemented?
- Reducing the impacts of this KTP
- Bibliography and further reading.