All posts tagged "fish habitat"

  • VRFish pledges support for Goulburn Broken Regional Catchment Strategy!

    We encourage recreational fishers to do the same. Your fishing will depend on it. The strategy identifies the big-picture changes required to build the resilience of the Catchment’s land, water, biodiversity and people now and into the future. The...

  • Management of Instream Woody Habitat

    Improving the management of Instream Woody Habitat in Victoria In the past, some believed that instream woody habitat (IWH) increased risks of flooding and erosion and hampered river navigation.  This led to riparian clearing and the removal of large...

  • Fix Wimmera Mallee Pipeline Recreational Water

    We’ve written to the Minister for Water Lisa Neville to advocate for the improved security of recreational water supply and delivery to ten Wimmera Mallee recreational lakes. Wimmera Mallee communities now face the situation that recreational water has received...

  • 📣 Have Your Say 📣 Outline for consultation: National Fisheries Plan

    Consultation on the National Fisheries Plan is now open. The National Fisheries Plan aims to provide a shared vision and strategic framework to prioritise actions and enhance collaboration among Australian governments to drive sustainable growth of the Australian fishing...

  • 📣 Have your say! 📣 Bellarine Basin rehabilitation

    Barwon Water are embarking on a project to transform the disused Bellarine Basin site into more than 30 hectares of environmental and public open space to be enjoyed by the community for years to come. Have your say and...

  • 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.

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