Volunteers from the Austin Fly Fishers worked with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Inland Fisheries staff to plant aquatic vegetation into Cedar Park’s Brushy Creek Reservoir. The plants will provide fish habitat, stabilize sediment and improve water quality.

Fish habitat at Brushy Creek Reservoir enhanced

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) partnered with Austin Fly Fishers (AFF) and the City of Cedar Park Parks and Recreation Department to conduct native aquatic vegetation plantings at Brushy Creek Reservoir on June 21. AFF, a charter club of the International Federation of Fly Fishers and pending Friends of Reservoirs chapter, gathered 22 volunteers to join TPWD Inland Fisheries management staff to plant 144 colonizing plants to help establish fish habitat, as recommended in the lake’s management plan.
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