Bushfire 2016: Connecting Science, People and Practice
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Fire in the Australian Landscape
In Australia, the impacts of fire on the environment can have positive or significantly devastating effects. Appropriate fire plays an important and positive role in maintaining the diversity of native plants, animals and fungi species in many Australian ecosystems. Fire is also imperative in renewing plant communities and facilitating healthy ecosystems, including waterways.
Bushfire 2016: Connecting Science, People and Practice (Bushfire 2016), a national bushfire conference, was held on the 28th to 30th September, at the University of Queensland. Hosted and coordinated by the South East Queensland Fire and Biodiversity Consortium.
Healthy Waterways and Catchments is proud to be the host
Bushfire 2016 engaged over 330 people from every state and territory of Australia, including some of the best fire scientists and emergency service fire specialists. The conference showcased successful partnerships that translated science into practice and provided a catalyst to better connect fire science with on-ground operators,
The South East Queensland Fire and Biodiversity Consortium aims to assist land managers and private