Rural Fire Brigade Management Plans

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Reef Catchments has worked with over 15 Rural Fire Brigades in the Mackay, Whitsunday, Isaac Region to provide training and information on ecological burning, weed management options and improved mapping techniques. The brigades involved in the program have all received updated fire management plans to assist them in planning their annual burn regime. This program aims to improve the management of regional ecosystems in the region. This program has developed the Clarke Conners Range Fire Management Guidelines as a resource for fire management planning in the region.

Monitoring Organisation Reef Catchments

Name Katrina Dent

Phone 4968 4207

Email katrina.dent@reefcatchments.com

Position in organisation General Manager

Activity Type land management (e.g. revegetation, pest and weed management)

Activity Indicators water quality in freshwater river basins

Activity location Don catchment, O'Connell catchment, Pioneer catchment, Plane catchment, Proserpine catchment

Frequency of monitoring

Monitoring Start Date 01/07/2015

30/06/2018

Location of monitoring data

Date quality / confidence

Website URL http://reefcatchments.com.au/land/fire/

Collaborators Queensland Fire and Emergency Services, Rural Fire Brigades, Queensland Parks and Wildlife Services and Mackay, Whitsunday and Isaac Regional Councils

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