Prescribed burn in Cleland Conservation Park

Date posted: 22 Apr. 2020

A prescribed burn is planned at the Cleland Conservation Park on Wednesday 22 April weather conditions permitting.

  • The prescribed burn will start at 11.45am on Wednesday 22 April2020 and should be complete by 6:00pm that day.
  • The burn will impact an estimated 16.5 hectares of land in the southern part of Cleland Conservation Park.
  • This is a fuel reduction burn to reduce overall fuel hazard across the area.

The burn will be carried out by the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS). A crew will remain on site until it is safe to leave.

The objective of this burn is to reduce fuels in the area to prevent the spread of bushfire. It is part of a statewide program of prescribed burning planned to protect communities and assets at risk.

Prescribed burns will only be carried out when it is deemed safe to do so and may be cancelled at short notice.

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A list of planned prescribed burns is available on the DEW website.