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Andrew Norris

Year of Award: 2015 Award State: Queensland None > Fishing And Aquaculture
To increase fisheries productivity in Australian reservoirs to improve angling and regional economies - USA
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Highlights

 Viewing first-hand the benefits and improved fisheries as a result of installing fish attracting habitat structure into reservoirs and the large number of anglers who use these areas

 Meeting numerous recreational anglers who were passionate to improve local fisheries and were willing to volunteer so much of their time to make it happen

 Attending the Reservoir Fisheries Habitat Partnership conference and learning about all of the excellent projects that have been undertaken across the USA

 Understanding the huge scale for potential benefits to Australian impoundment fisheries and regional communities that can be achieved through fish habitat enhancement

 Establishing contacts and developing relationships with key fisheries researchers and managers in the USA that will enable dialogue and learning to continue.

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