OzFish Unlimited and Landcare NSW have joined forces to empower local communities across NSW to improve their local waterways.

Focusing on on-ground works to improve the health of habitats in their local rivers, the partnership will enable OzFish chapters and local Landcare groups to work together to deliver river restoration projects.

Here’s 5 good reasons why you should get involved.

  1. Technical support from OzFish scientists for planning your waterway project
  2. Fresh new project ideas with some innovative activities for your members
  3. Extra volunteers through the OzFish and Landcare networks working together
  4. Access to fundraising opportunities through OzFish major partner – BCF
  5. Access to funding to leverage your grant applications from OzFish and their partners

If you’re a Landcare group or OzFish Chapter in NSW,
simply fill out this brief Expression of Interest (EOI) Form and we’ll be in touch.

EXPRESS YOUR INTEREST

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Your project could include; fish hotels, re-snagging, riparian vegetation, vegetative filter strips, litter clean ups, seagrass re-seeding, fish habitat mapping, removing in-stream barriers, pump-screening, stock fencing and troughs, saltmarsh restoration, oyster shell recycling and more.

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OzFish and Landcare NSW Launch New Partnership

August 08, 2019: 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.Focusing on on-the-ground works to improve the health of fish habitats in their local rivers, the project partnership will enable OzFish chapters and local Landcare groups to work together to deliver river restoration projects. Landcare NSW CEO, Dr Adrian Zammit, said the partnership will provide additional support for Landcare groups to continue their work with river catchments and waterways across NSW

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Get In Touch

For inland areas:
Braeden Lampard | 0432 656 835
braedenlampard@ozfish.org.au

For coastal areas: 
Cassie Price
| 0402 408 791
cassieprice@ozfish.org.au

If you’d like to get a project started in your area and you’re not a Landcare or OzFish group – give Cassie Price a call on 0402 408 791 and ask her about the OzFish Landcare partnership.

This project is supported by the Department of Primary Industry’s Recreational Fishing Trust.