Prescribed Burn - Orchid Beach Waste Transfer Station

Category:
Announcement
Applies:
20 April to 31 May 2022
Published:
19 April 2022 4:01pm
Updated:
27 April 2022 10:08am
ID:
21878

This alert applies to the following park:

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) will conduct as prescribed burn at the Orchid Beach Waste Transfer Stations between 20 April and 30 May 2022 as part of the annual hazard reduction/conservation management program for parks and forests.

These burns are being undertaken to help protect life and property in the event of a wildfire.

Smoke may be seen in the vicinity of Orchid Beach Township, Waddy Point Camping areas and beach camping zone 8 (Marloo, Ocean Lake, Duling). Persons with respiratory or other health problems should seek medical advice on mitigating the effects of smoke inhalation.

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

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