The Department of Biodiversity, Conservation & Attractions (DBCA) South West Region advises Members of their proposed Prescribed Burn Program for 2019/2020.
Prescribed burning is undertaken for a range of purposes including management of fuels for protection of life, property and community values, protection and enhancement of biodiversity values, and also regeneration of forests following timber harvesting operations.
Vineyards and processing facilities are considered when planning for prescribed burns, including development of burn ignition strategies aiming to minimize the potential for smoke to transport and settle on vineyards for sustained periods, particularly during the period between veraison and harvesting.
Blackwood District Indicative Prescribed Burn Program 2019/20
Blackwood District Indicative Three Year Burn Program Plan