The history of fire in the Australian landscape
This is the first of four Notes in the Land for Wildlife fire series. This Note looks at the history of fire in the Australian landscape and also introduces key terms and concepts regarding fire ecology and fire management in Southeast Queensland.
The complex topic of fire and wildlife
This is the third Note in the Land for Wildlife fire series that looks at the complex topic of fire and wildlife. There are several strategies that wildlife use to help them survive fires and there are many different ways in which wildlife respond to post-fire conditions. Fire can either create, destroy or minimally affect habitat, depending on the animal in question. There are still many unknowns regarding wildlife responses to fire in Australia and this Note aims to provide up-to-date examples where possible.
The practicalities involved in planning for fire and reducing the risk of bushfire on your property
This is the fourth Note in the Land for Wildlife fire series that looks at the practicalities involved in planning for fire and reducing the risk of bushfire on your property. This Note is relevant for both landholders who choose to burn vegetation on parts of their property and landholders who choose not to burn. Being fire aware is applicable to all land types including farms, conservation properties, lifestyle blocks and government land. It is best to be prepared for fire and this Note introduces some actions that all landholders can take.
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