Planned burn Bunyaville Conservation Park

Closure status: A facility or feature within the park is closed

Category:
Fire closure or access restriction
Applies:
22—28 July 2021
Published:
21 July 2021 9:07am
ID:
21167

This alert applies to the following park:

The Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) will conduct a planned burn in Bunyaville Conservation Park tomorrow, Thursday 22 July 2021 to Wednesday 28 July 2021 weather permitting, as part of the annual hazard reduction / conservation management program for parks and forests.

As a result, smoke may be seen in the Bunya, Arana Hills and Ferny Hills areas.

 

Mountain bike trail 8 (Sugar Glider) will be closed for the duration of the burn

 

The aim of this burn is to reduce the volume of forest fuels and to create a mosaic pattern of burnt and unburnt areas.

 

This will help reduce the intensity of any subsequent wildfires, and provide favourable conditions for natural forest regeneration.

 

Smoke can decrease visibility on the roads so it is important that motorists drive safely to the conditions.

Please monitor park alerts on the department's website for updated information.

Please observe all signage, barriers and directions from rangers and do not enter closed areas.

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