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Hotspot Fire Management Workshop

NSW Rural Fire Service and Great Lakes Council invites you to the Hotspots Fire Project education program. The purpose of the program is to provide landholders and land managers with the skills and knowledge needed to actively and collectively participate in fire management planning and implementation for the protection of assets and enhancement of biodiversity conservation.

What you’ll learn at the workshop

  • Know when you are allowed to burn
  • Understand and manage your fire risk
  • Build on you knowledge of burning, the influence of weather and vegetation types
  • Create your own fire property management plan
  • Gain hands o experience preparing and conducting a burn on a local farm
  • Meet local staff from government agencies involved in fire management such as RFS and NPSW

The two day workshop will be held in Stroud on Saturday 19 September and Saturday 31 October, 2015.
To register click on the following link – Hotspots Fire Project (Note: you’ll need to know your lot number and DP number, these can be found on your rates notice)
Numbers are limited, so please register early to guarantee a place.

For further information contact:

Bruce Hansen
RFS Hotspots Officer
02 8867 7972

Debbi Delaney
Karuah Catchment Officer – Great Lakes Council
02 6591 7378

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