The TS-CRC's book on fire management Savanna Burning was
launched in Townsville at a meeting of the Queensland Rural Fire
Service on March 15 - and will be launched in the NT at a
volunteers event for the Bush Fires Council of the NT in late
The book is also being shown around various meetings associated
with fire management in the Kimberley.
Savanna Burning provides for the first time a practical and
comprehensive guide to managing fires in north Queensland and
tropical Australia. Published by the Tropical Savannas CRC, the
book uses practical case studies from land managers as well as
collating the findings of researchers on fire from north Queensland
and across northern Australia.
The books' 40 contributors have a wealth of experience in
managing and researching fires across northern Australia. They
include rural fire agency staff, graziers , fire and weed
researchers and Aboriginal fire managers.
The authors offer advice on many issues of practical concern in
the north including:
- Savanna ecosystems and fire regimes;
- How fire affects plants and animals;
- Aboriginal fire management;
- Managing pasture condition with fire;
- Controlling weeds with fire;
- Controlling woody thickening; and
- Controlling and fighting wildfires.
Price: $30.00 within Australia; $45 overseas (postage, handling
and GST incl.)
See below for more information and order forms.
To purchase a copy, contact Melissa Tang, Tropical Savannas