Inland Fisheries Service News

Volunteer at work treating willows
March 10, 2020

The willow war on the Tyenna ramps up

The work of Willow Warriors and local residents continues to help restore one of Tasmania’s premier trout-fishing rivers, the Tyenna. On Monday 2 March, eight Willow Warriors joined Derwent Catchment Project staff for the first working bee to control upstream willows on the Tyenna and its tributaries near Maydena. This working bee focused on controlling...

March 10, 2020

Lake Echo Power Station - Test water release

As part of a trial for upcoming works at Lake Echo Power Station, Hydro Tasmania will be releasing a higher than normal flow along the Dee River from Lake Echo on the 11th & 12th of March. During this time there will be increased water flow down the Dee River into Dee Lagoon. To ensure...

March 10, 2020

Lake Augusta hazard notice

Visitors to Lake Augusta please be aware that we have recently discovered material in the camping area near the toilets that may contain asbestos. Testing of this material is currently underway. The campground and toilets are safe and remain open, with a small area blocked off to public access.  Please help us to reduce any...

March 5, 2020

Thureau Hills boat ramp upgrade

Thureau Hills Lake Burbury timber walkway installation Members of the public are advised weather permitting the installation of a timber walkway will commence on Monday 16th March 2020 and should be completed by Thursday 9th April 2020. The nature of the works will require the boat ramp to be closed during this period. Alternative boat launching...

March 5, 2020

Upgrade Darwin Dam launch area

Lake Burbury – Darwin Dam launch area upgrade works. Members of the public are advised weather permitting upgrading works will commence on Monday 9th March 2020 and should be completed by Friday 27th March 2020. Access to the shore adjacent to the works area will be available for launching at the discretion of the Contractor....