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Newsletter for Offshore Residents of Pittwater, Australia Volume 7, Issue 98; October 2005
Light My Fire
A series of talks which aim to present information on the inter-related aspects of fire behaviour and management. The talks will be followed by lunch (1.00pm -2 pm) and then a walk in the local area to study, first hand, the various aspects of fire covered during the talks in the morning session.
A range of speakers will present various perspectives relating to fire including:
· The Rural Fire Service;
· Bushland ecology.
The subjects will include:
· Why we burn;
· Why we burn when we do:
· Impact of fire on flora and fauna;
· Multiple fire management outcomes;
· Fire intensity pros and cons;
· Wildfire behaviour;
· Mosaic burning;
· Asset protection;
· Ecological implications for using or excluding fire.
Date 29th October 2005
Where? Elvina Bay Fire shed, Elvina Bay
Time 9.00am – 4.00 pm
How Much? $20.00 (includes lunch and Morning tea)
Booking is essential as there are limited places available.
For booking contact;
Roy Atkins 99975466 (ph) or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
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