Legal Number: LEGL/93-79
Plantation: Boolara South
Conservation Priority: Med.
Declared Water Catchment Area: ENTIRE PLANTATION LIES WITHIN TARWIN RIVER (MEENIYAN) WATER SUPPLY CATCHMENT. PROCLAIMED 24/4/90.
THREATENED FISH NOTES - TARWIN RIVER: Consistent records of Australian Grayling
Area within PaperlinX area of supply.
Area within Planthard Hardwoods (Drouin West Sawmills) area of supply.
Plantations located approximately 13km south east of Mirboo North
Herbicides Used by Grand Ridge Plantations - Strzelecki Ranges and Gippsland Victoria
Catchment Managment Authority: West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority
Clear Creek, Mirboo: Flows through cleared hill country as a series of runs and pools, rock and gravel bed. Contains mostly brown trout average 150g, river blackfish and eels.
Tarwin River, Tarwin: East Branch upstream from Mirboo: Flows through cleared hilly country as a series of runs and pools, rock and gravel bed. Turtons Creek section of the system is self sustaining for trout.
Tarwin River, Tarwin - Mirboo to junction with West Branch: Relatively slow flowing with some deep holes, mud and sand bottom. Access restricted by private property. Considered marginal for trout and need for supplemental stocking is assessed annually. Contains brown trout average 100g, some 400g but occasional larger fish, river blackfish, eels and tupong.
Source: A Guide to the Inland Angling Waters of Victoria by BR Tunbridge, PL Rogan, CA Barnham. Department Conservation and Environment. Arthur Rylah Institute for Environmental Research, 123 Brown St, Heidelberg, 3084. (4th ed - 1991).