Upper Murray fishing enthusiasts have helped Cudgewa Creek habitat and fish stocks recover since the devastating Black Summer bushfires.
Corrying Angling Club and Women in Recreational Fishing Network members notified authorities and fishing conservation charity OzFish Unlimited about the damage and fish kills.
Under a partnership between OzFish, Landcare Australia and North East Catchment Management Authority, three new log structures and eight bed seeding boulders have been installed while 400 trees will be planted.
Cudgewa Creek, which meets the Murray River about two kilometres downstream of Tintaldra, is known for its populations of Murray cod, mountain galaxias and the endangered trout cod.
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The structures will increase the habitat diversity within the creek, provide refuge for young fish and reduce the rate of bank erosion and sedimentation.
Shea Bloom, of Corryong Angling Club, thanked the groups for their assistance.
"Our community is absolutely thrilled with the amazing works we've been able to undertake," she said.
"For the public to 'see' things happening brings us an unbelievable amount of joy."
Recovery of the habitat and fish stocks in the Cudgewa Creek is supported by North East CMA and OzFish, with Australian Government funding from Landcare Australia's Aquatic Wildlife Habitat Bushfire Program. Recreational fishers and citizen science monitoring is supported by Boating, Camping, Fishing (BCF) and Global Giving.
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