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January 2019 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

Looking back toward Miena and the fire from Liawenee yesterday
Jan. 22, 2019

A Bushfire Emergency Warning For Liawenee

Issued At: 22/01/2019 11:28am There is a bushfire at The Great Pine Tier, Central Plateau. The fire will put Liawenee at very high risk within next 2 hours. This fire will be difficult to control. Burning embers, falling on Liawenee will threaten your home before the main fire. Smoke and ash will make it difficult...

Looking back toward Miena and the fire from Liawenee yesterday
Jan. 22, 2019

A Bushfire Watch and Act Message For Liawenee

Issued At: 22/01/2019 7:34am There is a bushfire at Great Pine Tier, Central Plateau. This fire may put Liawenee at high risk today. This fire will be difficult to control. There may be embers, smoke and ash falling on Liawenee. What to do: You need to start taking action now to protect your family and...

The fire near Miena in Tasmania's central highlands.
Jan. 21, 2019

Parks and Wildlife Service Update

A number of fires are burning in remote parks and reserves across Tasmania. As assessment of the fire situation continues, access to some parks and reserve areas are being closed and managed for public safety. Many tracks, roads and areas have been closed until further notice, along with a number of campgrounds - a full...

Public Notice in relation to Lake Pedder
Jan. 18, 2019

Lake Pedder - Notice to anglers in relation to fires

Aircraft Activity There will be aircraft using Lake Pedder to access water for firefighting purposes. For your safety it is advised that boating activities remain within approx. 400 metres of the lake shore. Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service apologises for any inconvenience. The Scotts Peak Road is closed so access to the Edgar Dam and...

Before and after shots of the area treated by manual slashing. AAT executive member John Broomby admiring the work.
Jan. 10, 2019

Cumbungi control trial at Four Springs Lake update January 2019

On Tuesday 8 January 2019, we went with Anglers Alliance Tasmania to Four Springs Lake to see the results of the cumbungi control done in January 2018. We surveyed the eight sites sprayed last year. At two of the sites, eradication was 100% successful. The remaining six sites have small areas of regrowth. These have...