Menu
News

NPWS starts early fight against bushfires with hazard burns

A hazard reduction burn at Guy Fawkes River National Park. Photo: NPWS
A hazard reduction burn at Guy Fawkes River National Park. Photo: NPWS

HAZARD burns to prevent the risk of future bushfires have continued in the Guy Fawkes River National Park.

The National Parks and Wildlife Service' (NPWS) autumn hazard reduction program was in a remote area of the Park on the northern edge of the Red Range Plateau within the Bob's Creek catchment.

NPWS Dorrigo Plateau area manager Janelle Brooks said the latest low intensity burn was undertaken ahead of rain predicted for later this week.

"The latest burn follows recent burns undertaken in Guy Fawkes River National Park including at Chaelundi Mountain and at Diamond Falls in the upper Guy Fawkes gorge north of the Ebor/Guyra Road at Wongwibinda", she said.

These burns are some of many being undertaken by NPWS across NSW as part of the NSW Government's $62.5 million package to boost bushfire preparedness and double hazard reduction in the State's national parks.

Topics:  guy fawkes river national park hazard burn national parks and wildlife service npws



Heart goes out to owner of beaten dog

Happier times, Marley and Bevan.

What's got the Coffs Coast talking?

Coffs to host forum to discuss regional taxi services

TAXI HISTORY: Local transport has progressed since this 1910 Hardacre Star became the city's first cab for hire.

Have your say at the Coffs Coast forum to discuss taxi services

More town centre upgrades for Bellingen in 2018

BEAUTY ZONE: Beautification works in Bellingen town centre will recommence in 2018.

Alternate funding streams sought for Bellingen CBD beautifications

Local Partners