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Mareeba Wetlands Fire Field Day

May 31 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Mareeba Wetlands Fire Field Day

Get hands-on with practical fire management strategies with Leasie Felderholf and Mick Blackman.

Join us in Biboohra for a practical field day with Leasie Felderholf and Mick Blackman to learn about:

  • Fuel loads
  • Managing the tree/grass balance
  • Promoting perennial grasses over annual grasses
  • Fire characteristics of different plant species
  • Fuel load and curing
  • Reading the landscape such as previous charring, char heights, and various vegetation indicators
  • Fire breaks and erosion control
  • Fire for weed control
  • Fire behaviour in general (e.g. related to wind, slope, fuel load, fuel structure, ignition point etc)

This event is free, catering will be supplied. For more details, contact Vickie: 0439 443 906 or vickie.mylrea@gulfsavannahnrm.org

This project received grant funding from the Australian Government.


Gulf Savannah NRM
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Pickford Road Pickford Road Biboohra, QLD 4880

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