University of New England and Banbai Aboriginal research study near Guyra shows cultural burns effective and have minor effect on native plants and animals

Anna Falkenmire
October 4 2021 - 9:00am
GROWTH: Banbai ranger Lesley Patterson with a flourishing Backwater grevillea as part of the project. Photo: UNE
GROWTH: Banbai ranger Lesley Patterson with a flourishing Backwater grevillea as part of the project. Photo: UNE

ABORIGINAL cultural burning is effective at fuel reduction and much less harmful to native plants an animals than bushfire is, according to new university research.

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Anna Falkenmire

Police and crime reporter at the Newcastle Herald.

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