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Improvement of Warrego River Water quality and fish populations in popular fishing spots

Website/Report

Project lead

Ward River Users Group

Partnerships

(not documented)

Industries

(not documented)

Activities

On-ground work

Case study type

(none)

Funding source

Everyone’s Environment Grants - Round 2

Funding amount

$40,000

In-kind contribution

(not documented)

Start date

7 March 2014

End date

(not documented)

Summary

This project aims to undertake carp eradication in the Warrego River. Specific activities on this project will include electrofishing and setting carp traps.

Benefits

This project will:
  • improve water quality in the Warrego River due to a reduction of carp numbers
  • stabilise river banks as a result of an increase in riparian vegetation.

Lesson

(not documented)

Reference ID

130245

Last updated: 16 May 2015

This page should be cited as:

Improvement of Warrego River Water quality and fish populations in popular fishing spots, WetlandInfo 2014, Department of Environment and Science, Queensland, viewed 31 January 2020, <https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/resources/tools/wetland-project/improvement-of-warrego-river-water-quality-and-fish-populations-in-popular-3621/>.

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