How one Rural Fire Service takes protection of bark eating koalas very seriously by Di Thompson, NCC representative on...
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2017 NCC Bushfire Conference Fire, Fauna & Ferals: from backyards to bush The Nature Conservation Council hosted their 11th...
Fire and Fauna ProtectionLand for Wildlife in South East Queensland has produced an informative note on the way planned fires can impact fauna. This note outlines how a range of species from the region respond to fires and provides advice for landholders managing fire on their properties. Link to the PDF file.
Does pyrodiversity really promote biodiversity? Local knowledge is important when managing fire for plant and animal conservation. An article from the Ecological Society of Australia notes:Read the full article on the ESA website.
- Some studies show that more plant and animal species live in landscapes with a high diversity of fire histories, while others show no such relationship.
- The variation in fire regimes that will promote plant and animal conservation depends on the type of ecosystem.
- Fire management will be most effective when it is guided by local knowledge of plants, animals and and the habitats they depend on.
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