Assisting Regeneration After Fire

Assisting Regeneration After Fire

Many landholders wanting to assist the recovery of bushfire affected areas are asking what they should do and what species they should be planting to speed up the recovery process. However, as Louise Brodie from the Australian Association of Bush Regenerators explains, in most cases, “the need for planting is likely to be rare in our fire […]

Fire Country by Victor Steffensen

Fire Country by Victor Steffensen

“Delving deep into the Australian landscape and the environmental challenges we face, Fire Country is a powerful account from Indigenous land management expert Victor Steffensen on how the revival of cultural burning practices, and improved ‘reading’ of country, could help to restore our land. From a young age, Victor has had a passion for traditional […]

Good Neighbours Fencing Project

Good Neighbours Fencing Project

Fire affected land managers are reminded that support is still available to replace fences that share a border with public land. The NSW Government has committed $209 million to help bushfire-affected landholders with the cost of rebuilding boundary fences adjoining public lands. Private landholders who share a boundary with public land and were impacted by […]

Cultural Burning Forum in Ulladulla

Cultural Burning Forum in Ulladulla

Ulladulla Local Aboriginal Land Council is hosting a Cultural Burning Forum at the Ulladulla Civic Centre next Friday 14 June from 9.30am-3pm. This is a great opportunity to hear from indigenous fire educator Victor Steffensen, local Dan Morgan on burning for koala habitat and a range of other speakers. All welcome. See flyer below for details. […]

‘OPEN HOUSE’ FOR MURRAH FLORA RESERVES

‘OPEN HOUSE’ FOR MURRAH FLORA RESERVES

National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) staff will host two ‘open houses’ on Saturday 13 January in Tanja and Wednesday 17 January in Bermagui for locals and visitors to come and hear more about the Murrah Flora Reserves. Kane Weeks, NPWS South Coast Director said these free sessions will be an opportunity for people to discuss […]

Bemboka Lowland Grassy Woodland Field Day

Bemboka Lowland Grassy Woodland Field Day

Bemboka River Reserve is a beautiful remnant of Lowland Grassy Woodland, once widespread across the Bega Valley Shire and now an Endangered Ecological Community. Fire is one of the key management tools being used in the reserve, with an area burnt in early Spring this year. A CMN field day with botanist Jackie Miles on Saturday […]