Birdwatchers have expressed their delight at the news a local wetland will be revitalised over the next few years.
Last month, Griffith City Council officially adopted a plan of management for Campbell's Wetland.
The plan suggests the area could be rejuvenated with a revamped boardwalk, more walking tracks and brand new bird hides.
Virginia Tarr has been a birdwatcher with the Murrumbidgee Field Naturalists for eight years.
She comes down to Campbell's Wetland about once a month, and says the revitalisation is "much needed".
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"Oh it will be really good, with a decent boardwalk it will be much easier, much safer and I think a lot more people will come down," Mrs Tarr said.
Currently, any visitors to the wetland need to travel across a rickety, decaying boardwalk which shakes at almost every step.
Mrs Tarr said the construction of a more stable pathway will make the thought of birdwatching in the area far more appealing.
...it will act as a magnet for not only waterbirds, but also to birdwatchers and naturalists.Max O'Sullivan, Murrumbidgee Field Naturalists
Fellow birdwatcher and member of the Murrumbidgee Field Naturalists, Max O'Sullivan, said the prospect of more people being introduced to Campbell's Wetland was exciting.
"I think the Griffith council has a big interest in promoting it locally and to tourists, which is great because it should be a lot better known than it is ... there are some great birds there," Mr O'Sullivan said.
"By keeping the water in there year round, it will act as a magnet for not only waterbirds, but also to birdwatchers and naturalists."
Mr O'Sullivan said he liked the idea of creating a pathway which circles the wetland completely.
"If we can get a path around it that's well maintained that would make it even more attractive ... at the moment that northern end can be pretty treacherous, it's not really accessible."
Over 53 types of waterbird have been recorded at Campbell's Wetland including several threatened species.
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