Failing to insert cool winter burns in fire prone areas is creating the havoc we see today in summer. Quadrant presents several posts on the topic here worth taking a look at. Not Reducing fuel loads mean nobody is safe.:
Green, Burnt and Red All Over
How is it that that the bush is so mismanaged, that fire-fighting budgets grow ever larger even as bushfires do the same. In 2009, months after the Black Saturday fires, Ray Evans detailed how the practical management of our countryside was captured by the left. His analysis is worth re-visiting
Academia’s Flaming Nincompoops
Bushfires must seem very different from atop the ivory tower. The layman easily grasps that more fuel means bigger fires, and bigger fires inflict greater damage on the biota. To grant-nurtured professors and researchers in step with the Green Establishment, there is no co-relation whatsoever
An Old Firefighter’s Sorry Saga
Once upon a time local fire brigades kept their communities safe with controlled burns that reduced fuel loads and rejuvenated the bush, just as Aborigines had done for millennia. Then came the eco-theorists and their allies, the pen-pushers and builders of bureaucratic empires. Now no one is safe […]
Burning off at cooler times of the year is essential for preventing long term damage to the environment. The original inhabitants were very good at it. Read all the articles above.