Fireland is very pleased to be sponsoring and supporting the premier bushfire event of the year – Bushfire 2016 | Connecting Science, People and Practice | September 28th – 30th 2016 | University of Queensland. Hosted and coordinated by the South East Queensland Fire and Biodiversity Consortium, Bushfire 2016 will be an engaging, informative and inspiring conference squarely…
Fireland has commenced prescribed burning for the 2016 season. These hazard mitigation burns, for example, were approximately 8 hectares of grassy eucalypt woodland and melaleuca woodland. They were adjoining other bushland, roads, power infrastructure and housing in the Narangba, Deception Bay peri urban area. Despite these complexities the burns were implemented to our high quality standards. As identified in the Operational fire management plan,…
Rural Fire Service Queensland (RFSQ) is asking residents to familiarise themselves with the different types of bushfire warnings messages and to decide what actions they would take if a bushfire emergency occurred in their area. The RFSQ news article – Education on the different types of Bushfire Warnings.
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is asking Brisbane residents to start planning for this year’s bushfire season as hazard reduction burns start to get underway. The QFES news article – Residents asked to do their part as hazard reduction burns begin around Brisbane.
Is a state-wide percentage target for prescribed burning the best way to reduce risk to human life and property and maintain our globally significant biodiversity? The Conversation article – Percentage targets for planned burning are blunt tools that don’t work.
Fireland Consultancy is developing a Bushland Fire Management Plan for Blackstone Hill. Ipswich City Council media release.
Fireland has commenced prescribed burning for the 2015 season. This hazard mitigation burn, for example, was 5 hectares of open grassy eucalypt woodland adjoining other bushland, roads, power infrastructure and housing in the Camira peri urban area. The burn will also assist with biodiversity and habitat maintenance.
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