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Mar 17, 2017

Beds ready for rainbow redds

When built in 1976 the Zig Zag Channel at Liawenee was described as “The new spawning grounds incorporate a novel design in that the channel follows a zig zag course to enable the greatest length of ...

Mar 15, 2017

Good day at the grasshopper festival

On Sunday 12th March our North West Officer attended the Grasshopper Carnival at Gunns Plains. The event had approximately 200 – 300 people attend, unfortunately rain was fairly persistent throughout ...

Mar 08, 2017

IFS cleans up at Lake Crescent

A short summary of the clean-up activity at Lake Crescent. Last Tuesday the IFS team pulled on the gloves, picked up the garbage bags took part in Business Clean Up Australia Day. The clean-up ...

Mar 07, 2017

Woods Lake navigation light repaired

The navigation light at Woods Lake has been repaired. We received reports in February that the navigation light at the Woods Lake boat ramp was not working. Last week Neil Morrow headed out to ...

Mar 01, 2017

Mersey River flow to be reduced

Hydro Tasmania will be reducing the flow at Mersey River at Liena to 1.5 cumecs tomorrow (2 March). The target flow for the Mersey at Liena is presently 1.7 cumecs and declining, and tomorrow will ...