OzFish on the Peel – Anglers for Habitat

 

The rehab crew and Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce at the launch of the OzFish on the Peel – Anglers for Habitat project.

This project aims to facilitate the removal of rubbish from in stream and adjacent riparian area at Jewry St Weir Peel River Tamworth.  A general clean-up of the area including removal of invasive weed species from riparian area will be undertaken over several working bee days.  Replanting of riparian area with suitable native species and ongoing maintenance, ie: watering and weeding is part of the project. 

OzFish Northwest Chapter received a grant of $5,000 from Barnaby Joyce for the OzFish on the Peel – Anglers for Habitat project….read more

The Peel River has known populations of; Eel Tailed Catfish (threatened), Silver Perch (threatened),  Murray Cod (threatened), as well as popular recreational angling species of Golden Perch (yellow belly).