Friday, June 21, 2024



Watching grass dry can keep you safe

The CFA is calling on Victorians to become ‘citizen scientists’ to help contribute critical information about the state’s fire risk. The 2023-24 fire season is expected to be hotter and drier than recent years and grassland curing observers play a vital role in collecting ground information.

Native grasslands under threat

Although it may not look much to the untrained eye, the Cambooya Grassland Reserve, nestled to the north of the town between Toowoomba Karara Road and Railway Parade contains native grassland which is becoming increasingly rare in the Darling Downs.

The benefits of fire. How heat and smoke can help save critically endangered ecosystems

A Charles Sturt University research project into planned burning ignites possibilities for conservation and restoration of critically endangered grassy ecosystems.