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OzFish Leads The Way In Macquarie River Fish Rescue

Hundreds of Murray Cod and Yellowbelly destined to perish in worsening drought conditions have been rescued on the Macquarie River in a joint operation between NSW DPI Fisheries, local landholders, and volunteers of ...

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Tree planting restores fish habitat along Nicholson River

A band of dedicated recreational fishers we will be out planting trees and shrubs along the Nicholson River to restore fish habitat on Saturday 26 October. Some 1,500 trees and shrubs will be planted by an expected ...

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Mildura school students are encouraging locals to get fishing.

Two enterprising Mildura primary school students are encouraging locals to get out and go fishing. Lucinda Mark and Sam Fletcher have teamed up with OzFish Unlimited, Mallee Catchment Management Authority and BCF – ...

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OzFish throws support behind Gone Fishing Day Sunday Oct 20

OzFish Unlimited throws support behind Gone Fishing Day on Sunday, October 20 as Australians young and old are encouraged to get outside and enjoy one of our favourite pastimes – fishing. The day is an initiative of ...

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Big hopes for Tenterfield Creek as restoration work commences

Local community groups have banded together to restore Tenterfield Creek with the project set to commence over the next few months. It will cover 3km of Tenterfield Creek and surrounding park land from Manners ...

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OzFish Richmond River Saves Saltmarsh for better fishing

OzFish Unlimited has embarked on a project to rehabilitate the remaining saltmarsh in the Richmond River Estuary. OzFish has partnered with Jali Local Aboriginal Land Council and the Ballina Shire Council to get the ...

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Native Fish Management for the Murray Darling Basin

The initial Native Fish Strategy for the MDB was in place for 10 years from 2003 to 2013 funded by all Basin jurisdictions. Its goal was to rehabilitate native fish communities of the Basin back to 60% of their ...

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OzFish demonstrations a hit at Riverfest

Innovative science-based displays by recreational fishers from OzFish using oysters and vegetation, enthralled locals at Riverfest 2019. The demonstration highlighted how vegetation in strategic locations can filter ...

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OzFish lend a hand at Tree Planting Day

OzFish Unlimited were thrilled to support Mulgrave Landcare and Catchment Group's tree planting event over the weekend. The day was a huge success, with 1500 trees planted by 52 volunteers to protect the banks of ...

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In the News: OzFish and Landcare NSW launch new Partnership

OzFish Unlimited and Landcare NSW are joining forces to drive collaboration across New South Wales that will empower local community members to improve Australia’s land and water habitats.

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Shimano Scholarship winner announced with the JIME Cadets Program

Anthony Guy has been selected as this year’s Shimano Scholarship winner with the Junior Indigenous Marine and Environmental (JIME) Cadets Program. The Shimano scholarships are intended to provide needed financial ...

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OzFish 2019 Wagga Murrumbidgee Lure Casters Comp a Huge Success!

Our OzFish Wagga – 2019 Murrumbidgee Lure Casters Comp kicked off its inaugural year with a bang raising nearly $2000 for the Wagga chapter.

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