Following the devastating bushfires that tore through the Mid North Coast in late 2019, a field day has been planned to show landholders ways in which they can manage and use fire in the landscape.
Organised by Karuah and Great Lakes Landcare (KGLL) in conjunction with MidCoast Council and TIDE, the event has been scheduled for Friday, January 31 at Wards River, south of Gloucester, from 9.30am-1pm.
"KGLL and our partners at MidCoast Council and TIDE are keen to support and facilitate the process of recreating healthy fire regimes in our districts, informed by both venerable Aboriginal cultural knowledge and modern ecological science," KGLL coordinator Joel Dunn said.
Presenting on the day will be MCC senior ecologist Mat Bell, senior TIDE ranger Glenn Jonas, Rural Fire Service members, and fire behaviour analyst, Shaun Hooper, of the Cultural Burning Working Group.
Mr Dunn said the field day will cover a wide range of topics.
"We will discuss fire in its cultural context, ecological baselines and monitoring, ecological and cultural principles of cool burning, and fire permits," he said.
Morning tea will also be provided.
RSVP to Mr Dunn on 0401 932 533 or email@example.com
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