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February 2017 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

The picnic shelter at Bronte Lagoon
Feb. 21, 2017

BRONTE LAGOON PICNIC SHELTER & SURVEYORS MONUMENT UPGRADE

A notice from the Southern Highlands Progress Association: The Southern Highlands Progress Association has undertaken the upgrade of this site over the summer with the assistance of Central Highlands Council. The council regravelled both the parking areas, provided the materials for repairs to the shelter and a new information panel at the monument about its...

Carp Management Program quarterly report cover page
Feb. 17, 2017

Latest carp update

This quarterly report looks at October to December 2016. This quarter we removed 289 carp from Lake Sorell. This is compared to 480 carp between October and December 2015. We expected less because there are less carp left in the lake. This season we used a very different strategy to catch the carp than last...

Parks and Wildlife Service Tasmania logo
Feb. 17, 2017

Temporary closure of Brushy Lagoon Road for bridge replacements

A notice from Parks and Wildlife Service Tasmania Bridges on the Brushy Lagoon Road near Westbury that were damaged by the flood event of 2016 are set to be replaced. In order for the new, permanent bridges to be installed, access to the Brushy Lagoon Road will be closed from 27 February 2017 to 27...

Hydro Tasmania logo
Feb. 16, 2017

Launch of Hydro Tasmania's 2017 Community Grant Program

Funding for community based projects. Do you know of a great community group looking for some help to deliver a fantastic project? In addition to the range of ways we contribute to the community, Hydro Tasmania is offering six $5,000 grants to not-for-profit (NFP) community organisations based in Tasmania. The purpose of these grants is...

The road to Large Bay, Lake Echo
Feb. 6, 2017

Access road to Large Bay, Lake Echo maintained.

Contractors recently completed maintenance to Large Bay Road at Lake Echo. The IFS constructed the road to provide access to the northern end of the lake. A concrete boat ramp is located at Large Bay which is sheltered from the prevailing westerly winds and provides access to Broken Bay, Stormy Bay and Teal bay The...