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Western Victoria has a dry core that is 'ready to burn', warn fire authorities - The Age

Western Victoria has a dry core that is 'ready to burn', warn fire authorities - The Age | Fire prevention with grasses | Scoop.it
 Western Victoria has a severely dry core that is "ready to burn", with some farm dams and creeks already dry, paddocks parched and forests ...
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New water bombing aircraft added to NSW's firefighting arsenal - ABC Online

New water bombing aircraft added to NSW's firefighting arsenal - ABC Online | Fire prevention with grasses | Scoop.it
Two water bombing aircraft are added to New South Wales' firefighting arsenal, as the state's official bushfire season begins.
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Science fights bushfires on a multitude of fronts - The Age

Science fights bushfires on a multitude of fronts - The Age | Fire prevention with grasses | Scoop.it
Australia's high bushfire risk is prompting developments in everything from fire-resistant materials to computer modelling and perhaps, one day, the use of drones in fire fighting.
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Recovery of native pastures following the 2014 Eden Valley bushfire

The Barossa Improved Grazing Group (BIGG) looks at how local producers are managing and recovering pastures damaged during the 2014 Eden Valley ...
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Lovely to hear the story of how 2 farmers are managing after horrific fires burned through their properties. They both make the point they need to know more or how to graze and manage for profit. Lucky they have some great resources around them like Rural Solutions SA,  Stipa.com.au, Restoring Grasslands at torrenslandcare.org and of course us at www.nativeseeds.com.au

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Firies warn of increased bushfire risk after cold snap | Toowoomba Chronicle ... - Toowoomba Chronicle

Firies warn of increased bushfire risk after cold snap | Toowoomba Chronicle ... - Toowoomba Chronicle | Fire prevention with grasses | Scoop.it
FIREFIGHTERS are reminding residents one spark could be enough to start a bushfire after recent cold snap that caused substantial vegetation curing.
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Green light for bushfire mitigation projects - The Land Newspaper

Green light for bushfire mitigation projects - The Land Newspaper | Fire prevention with grasses | Scoop.it
NSW National Parks, Forestry Corporation and local governments received $2.5 million in bushfire management grants.
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Residents are urged to prepare for fire season. Source: NewsComAu - Herald Sun

Residents are urged to prepare for fire season. Source: NewsComAu - Herald Sun | Fire prevention with grasses | Scoop.it
WHITTLESEA’S fire prevention officer is urging residents to prepare now for the fire season, which is expected to result in more than 4600 fires throughout Victoria.
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FireReady - Victorian Bushfire Advertisement

This 90 second commercial features people who lived through the terrible Black Saturday bushfires in Victoria in February 2009. The fires took 179 lives and ...
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Grass fires, a simple truth - Bushfire - fact, fiction and other ...

Grass fires, a simple truth - Bushfire - fact, fiction and other ... | Fire prevention with grasses | Scoop.it
Again, the simple truth, keep the grass short, prevent a build-up of leaves, bark and twigs that will carry a fire up to or into a dwelling and bring that dwelling up to the bushfire fire resistance capability of at least bushfire ...
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How Aborigines could solve Australia's bushfire problem - BBC News

How Aborigines could solve Australia's bushfire problem - BBC News | Fire prevention with grasses | Scoop.it
BBC News How Aborigines could solve Australia's bushfire problem BBC News As a historian, Bill examined thousands of old eyewitness testimonies, paintings and drawings and found that, before the Europeans arrived, places like the Blue Mountains...
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Bushfire - fact, fiction and other information relevant to living with ...

Bushfire - fact, fiction and other information relevant to living with ... | Fire prevention with grasses | Scoop.it
With the grass left uncut, no ember protection and someone in attendance to extinguish small fires around the building it may eventually be lost if the fire brigade does not come to its rescue. Most of the film and photos I've ...
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Grass Benefits - Fire Grass Burning

Every 4 o'clock in the afternoon we have to burn fire some grasses we collect to be able kill or eliminate some worms, insects and pest in our fruit trees an...
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Parks can have long-lasting positive effect

Parks can have long-lasting positive effect | Fire prevention with grasses | Scoop.it
Parks can have longer-lasting effects than winning the lottery or getting married, suggests report.

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Road work to slash fire risks - Star Weekly (blog)

Road work to slash fire risks - Star Weekly (blog) | Fire prevention with grasses | Scoop.it
Grass and trees will be trimmed and roadsides ploughed in coming weeks as VicRoads finishes its Macedon Ranges’ bushfire fuel reduction program.
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Wonder if Vic Roads has seen great work by Roadside Fuel Reduction Initative by Upper Torrens Land Management board.  If they had they would see the great result of having #NativeGrass verges so little mowing and fuel reduction needed as biomass is 1300% less. !!!

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Can Construction Keep Up with Australian Weather Extremes? - Sourceable (satire) (registration) (blog)

Can Construction Keep Up with Australian Weather Extremes? - Sourceable (satire) (registration) (blog) | Fire prevention with grasses | Scoop.it
An Australian Standard for bushfire-prone areas outlines the dangers and possible options to ensure homes in those areas are safe.
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Possibly good to mention how useful #nativeGrasses are for low flammability instead of introduced grasses:) 

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Previously safe suburban fringes in the Adelaide Hills must adopt bushfire ... - ABC Online

Previously safe suburban fringes in the Adelaide Hills must adopt bushfire ... - ABC Online | Fire prevention with grasses | Scoop.it
Fire behaviour experts warn residents living in previously safe suburban fringes to be ready for fires, after the devastating Sampson Flat bushfire in January.
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How to predict spread of a bushfire with a 'Pyrotron'

Subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1uNQEWR Spencer Kelly starts a simulated bushfire to see how technology can predict the spread of the flames. Find us online at ...
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Private landholders urged to reduce bushfire fuel - ABC Online

Private landholders urged to reduce bushfire fuel - ABC Online | Fire prevention with grasses | Scoop.it
Tasmania's private landholders are being urged to do more fuel reduction from now on.
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Landholders, consider fire danger - Border Chronicle

Landholders, consider fire danger - Border Chronicle | Fire prevention with grasses | Scoop.it
TOWN land owners need to be proactive in reducing fuel loads including high grass, with fire danger season being brought forward by five days.
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The Gardening Magazine » Blog Archive Bushfire Protection » The ...

The Gardening Magazine » Blog Archive Bushfire Protection » The ... | Fire prevention with grasses | Scoop.it
Bushfire Protection. Planting your Garden for Bushfire Protection. Do you live in an area prone to bushfire? If you do, you need to know whether your garden is a bushfire hazard and, if it is, how best to protect it.
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Using Controlled Burns to Protect Homes from Wildfires

Periodic controlled burns next to isolated homes and ranches helps prevent wildfires that could endanger homes and other structures.
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Australia: How the Aboriginal people managed 'the biggest estate on Earth' - Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal

Australia: How the Aboriginal people managed 'the biggest estate on Earth' - Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal | Fire prevention with grasses | Scoop.it
Australia: How the Aboriginal people managed 'the biggest estate on Earth'
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“Fire is necessary to burn the grass and form these open forests… But for this simple process the Australian woods had ...
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Eucalyptus and fire | Wildfire Today

Eucalyptus and fire | Wildfire Today | Fire prevention with grasses | Scoop.it
The leaves produce a volatile and highly combustible oil, and the ground beneath the trees is covered with large amounts of litter which is high in phenolics, preventing its breakdown by fungi. Wildfires burn rapidly through the tree crowns.
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Fire Prevention and Safety in Long Term Care

A fire can be an unpredictable and frightening event. But a fire that occurs in a long-term care setting can completely devastate your residents, your facili...
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Bushfire conditions ease but blazes and clean-up continue - The Age

Bushfire conditions ease but blazes and clean-up continue - The Age | Fire prevention with grasses | Scoop.it
Sky News Australia Bushfire conditions ease but blazes and clean-up continue The Age Wrist bands were being handed out to locals at relief centres in Romsey, Wallan and Seymour, allowing some to pass through roadblocks while preventing thieves from...
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