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Wed Apr 11, 2018 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

@ Tumbarumba Creekscape

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Who lives in the Tumbarumba and Upper Murray Creeks?

Fish expert Luke Pearce (DPI Fisheries) will be at the Tumbarumba Creekscape on Wednesday 11th April from 5pm to 6pm along with a few others, to chat about how Southern pygmy perch are making a come back in Upper Murray creeks.

He will have some live Southern pygmy perch on display and may do some sampling of the Tumbarumba creek to see who is making it their home.

Everyone is invited to pop down, enjoy a sausage and have a chat.

Children (& adults) are welcome to take part in the water bug and native fish games.


Southern pygmy perch are an endangered fish in NSW. Through the hard work of landholders, scientists and natural resource management organisations, these fish are being found again in local streams.

Tumbarumba High School, Tumbarumba Public School, Rosewood Public School and All Saints Primary School each have fish tanks with Southern pygmy perch, so students can look after and get to know a local endangered species.

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