Preventing fire with fire

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TWO Canberra locations will be the site of prescribed burnings over the next couple of days in preparation for a bushfire ready state. bushfire

Today various piles of debris adjacent to Stromlo Forest Park will be burnt and tomorrow a six hectare burn will take place off Isabella Drive, at Gilmore horse paddocks.

Manager for Fire, Forests and Roads in ACT Parks and Conservation, Neil Cooper said that due to the wet conditions in our reserves the Service needs to prioritise the burns that can be delivered at the moment.

The Stromlo Forest Park burn will get rid of of invasive wattle species and weeds, and the Gilmore horse paddocks burn will help control African Lovegrass.

For information call Access Canberra on 13 22 81

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