All posts tagged "fish habitat"

  • Making Fish Habitat Better in the Corangamite Catchment

    VRFish are elated to have partnered with the Corangamite Catchment Management Authority (CMA) and OzFish Unlimited to restore habitat in the Corangamite catchment as part of the Australian Government’s Fisheries Habitat Restoration Program. The Barwon River Habitat Restoration Project...

  • Recognising Four Years of the Angler Riparian Partnerships Program

    Over the last four years, recfishers have been getting their hands dirty planting trees and caring for the the strip of land adjacent to our rivers, streams and lakes as part of the Angler Riparian Partnerships Program (ARPP). The...

  • Federal Investment in Shellfish Reefs

    The new $20-million Reef Builder project is an exciting partnership between the Federal Government and The Nature Conservancy Australia (TNC) set to restore our native marine ecosystems, including our living shellfish reefs.  The Reef Builder project will see shellfish reefs restored...

  • Federal Fish Habitat Funding Flows to Victoria

    Nearly $3 million dollars of Federal Government funding will flow to Victoria for 9 exciting coastal and marine fish habitat restoration projects.  We welcome the investment in our marine and coastal habitat which will deliver more snags and ‘fish hotels’,...

  • Artifical Reefs Do Boost Fish Stocks

    New research from the University of NSW shows artificial reefs do boost fish stocks.

  • Inquiry into ecosystem decline in Victoria

    The Legislative Council Environment and Planning Committee is undertaking an inquiry on the decline of Victoria’s ecosystems and measures to restore habitats and populations of threatened and endangered species. We know that restoring our fish habitat, healthy water and...

  • Planting Trees to Help Fish in the Curdies River

    Keen fishers are needed to help plant 3,000 native trees, shrubs and grasses along the Curdies River near Curdievale on Sunday 22 September. Corangamite Catchment Management Authority have partnered with VRFish, Heytesbury District Landcare and local angling clubs to...

  • New Fishway to be Built at Koondrook Weir

    Last week the Victorian Environmental Water Holder (VEWH) announced plans to commence works on a new fishway at the Koondrook Weir. The Koondrook Weir has long been regarded as a ‘missing link’ in the chain and identified in the...

  • All Hands on Deck for Angler Riparian Planting Day on the Barwon River

    Geelong’s recreational anglers are invited to get their hands dirty on Saturday, 13 July to help revegetate the Barwon River. Thousands of native trees, shrubs and grasses will be planted on the banks of the lower Barwon River near...

  • Landmark Fish Habitat Agreement Signed

    VRFish, the peak body representing Victoria’s 838,000 recreational fishers, welcomes the signing of a landmark agreement with Government agencies that will see felled trees in VicRoads operationsbe re-utilised to create vital in-stream fish habitat across Victoria. VRFish Chairman, Mr Rob...

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