Breaming with fish habitat

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Pemberton Street Wetlands, Parramatta, contained an area adjacent to salt marsh that was highly degraded and infested with invasive grasses. This presented a threat to existing salt marsh and nursery habitat for juvenile fish. Invasive grasses were treated with herbicide, sediments removed, and salt marsh was re-established over an area of 500 m2. A native grass buffer was also introduced around the fringe of the newly established salt marsh. Completed in 2010.

Organisation Parramatta City Council

Scott Nichols, Ph: (02) 6626 1396, email: [email protected]

Funding Body NSW Habitat Action Grant, in-kind support