Ngunya Jargoon IPA Cultural Calendar

The Ngunya Jargoon IPA rangers and staff have recently released their cultural calendar for the Nyangbul People of the Bundjalung Nation, Ballina and Cabbage tree Is. A cultural calendar provides insight into the cultural significant events, plants and animals that signal seasonal change in the landscape. It is not a static thing like a normal […]

April 20th, 2017|Categories: News, Ngunya Jargoon, Resources|Tags: , |

WINBA = FIRE, the Wattleridge IPA Fire and Seasons Calendar

Winba = Fire, the Wattleridge Fire and Seasons calendar, has been developed through collaborative research between Banbai traditional owners and PhD researcher Michelle McKemey. The Fire and Seasons calendar uses ‘biocultural indicators’- noticeable, predictable, seasonal events that may be culturally significant- to tell us when the seasons are changing, and when it is a good […]

August 25th, 2016|Categories: News, Wattleridge|Tags: , , , |

Feral Goat Management Strategy for Boorabee and the Willows IPA

A feral goat management strategy is currently being developed for Boorabee and the Willows IPA incorporating the local knowledge, on ground skills and observations of the IPA rangers with the expertise of pest management consultant Brad Nesbitt. The development of the strategy and implementation of on-ground works are being supported by the Firesticks Project as […]

March 16th, 2016|Categories: News, Willows Boorabee|Tags: , , , , , |

UTS and Firesticks winning awards

As a part of the Firesticks program a team of visual communication design researchers from the University of Technology in Sydney (UTS) have been supporting the program through the development of a visual language and design elements that are used by the Firesticks team in communicating with partners and the wider public.

The UTS team entered […]

9th Biennial NCCNSW Bushfire Conference

The 9th Biennial NCCNSW Bushfire Conference proceedings can be accessed through the following links:

Cultural Burning – Diversity of Fire.
Recovery or Transformation? The Ecosystem Property of Resilience May be a Useful Mechanism for Both.

November 30th, 2013|Categories: Events|Tags: , |

Communicating Fire Building Relationships and Creating Change (2011)

A nine minute video that demonstrates the history and values of Firesticks.

June 30th, 2013|Categories: Firesticks Project|Tags: |