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Using fire to protect Kukra Art Site at Wattleridge, May 2014.

In May 2014 community and rangers at Wattleridge carried out a cultural burn to protect the cultural and ecological values of their country. Working with Rural Fire Services the rangers from the Banbai Nation used traditional methods to ensure the cultural sites and the plants and animals are protected from a possible wildfire. Check out […]

September 11th, 2014|Categories: News, Wattleridge|

Creating Yellomundee Firesticks

Yellomundee Regional Park protects an area of bushland along an Eastern section of the Blue Mountains escarpment and regionally significant alluvial vegetation communities adjacent to the Nepean River. It contains threatened ecological communities, threatened species and their habitats.
The Park includes a section of Shaws Creek which holds a significant record of occupation by the Darug […]

July 8th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Firesticks meeting at Ngulingah

Rangers from Ngulingah are participating in Firesticks training activities and workshops. Through attending Firesticks workshops the rangers are considering implementing strategic burns across their properties to assist with both weed suppression and protection of key cultural sites. The Bundjalung people are the original custodians of the northern coastal areas of NSW and this area continues […]

June 30th, 2014|Categories: News, Ngulingah|Tags: , , |

Accredited Fire Fighting Course at Yarrawarra Cultural Centre May 2014

Funded by the Australian Government’s Clean Energy Future Biodiversity Fund under the Firesticks Project and the NSW Rural Fire Service Bushfire Resilience for Aboriginal Communities (BRAC) program, Aboriginal land managers from across Northern NSW met at the Yarrawarra Cultural Centre to participate in fire fighting training whilst increasing the awareness of the cultural significance of burning practices and values.

During […]

June 12th, 2014|Categories: Casino Boolangle, Minyumai, News, Ngulingah, Ngunya Jargoon, Wattleridge, Willows Boorabee|Tags: , |

Lighting the path – Workshops on Cultural Fire, May 2014

Central Tablelands Local Land Service (LLS) Cultural Burning Project hosted a series of workshops on Cultural Fire. Those attending were invited to take part in:

Cultural fire knowledge sharing with Victor Steffensen
Culture sharing.
Fire and land management.
A burn (depending on the conditions)

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May 29th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: |

Firesticks Training at Yarrawarra Cultural Centre, May 2014

After considerable planning and effort put in by both the Rural Fire Service (RFS) and Nature Conservation Council (NCC) the Basic Firefighter Course was held at Yarrawarra Cultural Centre in May 2014. It was a week of two way learning. A great opportunity to share stories and get to know each other.

Images by Dave Curry.

May 28th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Willows

Willows images by David Milledge, principal Firesticks ecologist.

May 11th, 2014|Categories: Willows Boorabee|Tags: |

Wattleridge IPA

Wattleridge IPA images by David Milledge, principal Firesticks ecologist.

May 11th, 2014|Categories: Wattleridge|Tags: |

Ngunya-Jargoon IPA

Ngunya-Jargoon IPA images by David Milledge, principal Firesticks ecologist.

May 11th, 2014|Categories: Ngunya Jargoon|Tags: |

Minyumai IPA

Minyumai IPA images by David Milledge, principal Firesticks ecologist.

May 11th, 2014|Categories: Minyumai|Tags: |