NCC’s 2017 Bushfire Conference – Fire, Fauna & Ferals

Sydney 30-31 May with a field day 1 June

Conference Speakers

Our keynote speakers at the conference will include:

  • Associate Professor Alan York from University of Melbourne – managing fire for fauna conservation
  • Professor Ross Bradstock from University of Wollongong – rethinking how we manage the APZ
  • Justin Leonard from CSIRO – supporting community adaptation to fire
  • Chris Dickman from Sydney University – fire and feral animals

A draft program will be announced in late March including presentations from NSW Rural Fire Service, AFAC, NPWS, Councils, Aboriginal groups, contractors and environmental NGOs.

Early Bird Discounts

Early bird discount prices are available for conference registration fees until 31 March, 2017

Field Day Update

We are currently negotiating to hold our conference field day at North Head near Manly, learning from those involved in fire, restoration and fauna projects. We will announce further details as soon as they are available. (Early bird discounts will not apply to the field day rates.)

Further information:  Web LinkEmail or call Michelle Rose or Micaela Hopkins on 02 9516 0359



Please send us an email and we'll reply within three working days. Regards, NCC Fire and Restoration team


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