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From paddling to fishing, bird watching and just sitting by, the Brunswick River is as much a part of the Byron area as the lighthouse and whales, but non-profit-organisation Positive Change for Marine Life says the waterway is suffering from a range of negative impacts.
While the sun shines today the SES and BoM have issued warnings about possible minor flooding for the Tweed, Ross and Brunswick Rivers and Marshalls Creek for Monday.
A fishing conservation charity says it has recently planted 360 native trees on the Brunswick River.
Living on a coastal floodplain in a high rainfall region means that there will be floods and ocean encroachment that need to be managed by Council, state government and landholders.
A project to eradicate low-level fish barriers on the Brunswick River is so important to river health and fish breeding it has been dubbed ‘Bringing back the Brunswick’ by Byron Shire Council.
The backfilling of the Brunswick boat harbour slipway by the Department of Primary Industry – Lands and Water (DPI) has drawn the ire of the new owner of the Brunswick Fish Co-op William Silverman.
James Blacket, Myocum. Notwithstanding any plans for the Brunswick Heads boat harbour and river, the water quality in the river remains the greatest impediment to any rejuvenation. The well known source of the pollution is Mullumbimby’s broken sewerage system mixing with stormwater.