OzFish Tweed River Chapter works with land owners, the council and local landcare groups to repair fish habitat in the Tweed River. This opportunity suits students enrolled in COM30001, SCI00211 and ENV00224
Time required: 2 hours per week
Duration: Not yet defined
Requires face to face contact: Yes
To restore fish habitat by undertaking projects, such as riparian planting, resnagging, fencing, weed control, shellfish reef restoration and restoring connectivity.
For more information and position descriptions go to https://ozfish.org.au/ozfish-tweed-river-chapter/
1. Enhancement of environmental services in the Tweed Catchment.
2. Improved fishery in the Tweed River.
OzFish Tweed River Chapter addresses issues that negatively impact fish habitat, such as clearing, river bank erosion, grazing, silting, desnagging, barriers to fish migration and weed invasion.
Students would benefit by gaining skills and experience working in the Environmental Conservation Industry. The 3 volunteer roles on offer are; Fish Habitat Officer, Communications Officer and Education Officer.
Advertising for local volunteers (Tweed area)
OzFish has access to a wealth of information and support including some funding.