Wildlife Videos After the 2018 Fires

Wildlife Videos After the 2018 Fires

After the Reedy Swamp, Vimy Ridge and Tathra bushfire of 18 March 2018, David Gallan created two short videos documenting moments in the lives of some of the animals in the forest around him in the year that followed the fire. These videos give an intimate window into the lives of these animals, including bandicoots, possums, gliders, insects, frogs, wallabies […]

Cultural Burning News

Cultural Burning News

Australian Story ABC’s Australian Story recently presented “Fighting Fire With Fire” on the life and work of Indigenous Fire Practitioner Victor Steffensen and his mentors from Cape York. Victor has visited the Far South Coast several times in recent years to share his knowledge and support the development of a cultural burning program here. You […]

Post Fire Erosion Control

Post Fire Erosion Control

A series of 5 fact sheets on Post Fire Erosion Control for landholders has been developed by South East LLS. These focus on farming properties however, much of the information is also relevant to properties managed for conservation. Types of erosion and their impacts Erosion control techniques Ground cover management Monitoring Safety responsibilities and legislation. In […]

Post-Fire Plant ID Video from Eurobodalla

Post-Fire Plant ID Video from Eurobodalla

If you’re interested in identifying and learning more about some of the plants that are emerging after the fires, Eurobodalla Shire Council and Local Land Services have created a short video about some of the more common species, both weeds and natives. This is an important time for recovering landscapes and the information here will help you identify what you […]

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. […]