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Latest News

This section features the latest news stories from the Service.
Mar 23, 2018

Lake Crescent remains carp free!

The annual Lake Crescent juvenile carp survey took place on 15 March 2018. This survey aims to make sure carp have not made their way back into Lake Crescent, and to look for any signs of new ...

Mar 22, 2018

Lake Sorell juvenile carp survey is a success!

The Lake Sorell juvenile carp survey was undertaken over Monday 5 to Friday 9 March 2018. This survey aims to determine if spawning had occurred over the past few months, and whether there are any ...

Mar 21, 2018

River Surveys

Over the past week, we started our annual river surveys. So far, we have surveyed the South Esk and Meander Rivers. The Russell River and Mersey River are to be completed over the coming weeks. ...

Mar 20, 2018

Caution required when fishing the River Leven

Anglers should take extra care when fishing upstream of Marshalls Bridge on the River Leven at Gunns Plains. This area was affected by the floods of 2016 and ongoing undercutting of the banks has ...

Mar 20, 2018

Lake Barrington Nature Recreational Area closed for Tuesday 20 March

The Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service have advised that Lake Barrington Nature Recreation Area / International Rowing Course will be closed for maintenance works today (Tuesday 20 March) for the ...