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Fire in the Australian Landscape

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.

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Fire in the Australian Landscape

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.

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Fire in the Australian Landscape

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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Turtley awesome facts

Marine Turtle Fact Sheet

Learn about our local marine turtles with this colourful infographic.

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WetlandInfo – FBA region

Fitzroy Region Wetland Information

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Record feral animal sightings

FeralScan - Pest Animal Citizen Surveillance

FeralScan (www.feralscan.org.au) is a community website and Smartphone App that allows you to map sightings of pest animals and record the problems they are causing in your local area. FeralScan can be used by farmers, community groups, pest controllers, local government, catchment groups and individuals managing pest animals and their impacts.

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Directory

Weeds of National Significance Directory

Landowners and land managers at all levels are responsible for managing Weeds of National Significance (WoNS). The WoNS were selected as they require coordination among all levels of government, organisations and individuals with weed management responsibilities.

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Information on Shoalwater and Corio Bay Ramsar site including links to RIS and ECD

Ramsar Sites Information Service - Shoalwater and Corio Bay Area

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Walking the Landscape Lower Fitzroy Catchment Story

Lower Fitzroy River Catchment Story

To effectively manage the catchment it is important to have a collective understanding of how the catchment works. This map journal gathers information from experts and other data sources to provide that understanding.

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Walking the Landscape Calliope Catchment Story

Calliope Catchment Story

To effectively manage the catchment it is important to have a collective understanding of how the catchment works. This map journal gathers information from experts and other data sources to provide that understanding.

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