The Role of Fuel Reduction Burning in Fire Management

Above, a well managed approach to mild fuel reduction burning with a series of small spot fires. Following any wildfire season (known colloquially in Australia as bushfire) there are usually numerous examples in the media of people associated with State fire suppression agencies, as well as academics, putting forward their theories concerning the role of […]

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Getting the Grass: Using science to prevent bushfire

Examples of real bushfire research, some relatively old, some relatively recent and all relevant. ABC Landline program on the need for better land management, including increased fuel reduction burning, needs no introduction. Mention is also made of the advances in science to better identify the bushfire threat to alert communities at risk and assist fire […]

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