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How are you still here fire-sensitive conifer?


Now for the third instalment of The Fire Regime Delivery Truck. Old-mate Koala has his box of matches, he’s got Jimi cranked up to eleven, and this time he’s heading north to look at some real sensitive trees…..  Continue reading How are you still here fire-sensitive conifer?

Looking out for Leady – let’s listen to the science


“All I want, is a place to call home…. Please don’t take my tree away, it’s the only place I can live” said the Leadbeater’s possum to musician Danny Knox who represented the plight of this icon of Victoria’s forests in a lovely little ditty. Leady has a lot of good friends that listen to science and who are working hard for Leady’s conservation. But not everyone listens….. Continue reading Looking out for Leady – let’s listen to the science

Burn me once, mmm that’s the regime, but burn me twice…

So let me stand next to your fire…. Hmmm, pretty intense but not the intensity I’m after, how about next to this fire…. Wow good intensity! Problem is that’s too frequent, I think I’ll go stand next to this fire….  Ah, that’s the one. Continue reading Burn me once, mmm that’s the regime, but burn me twice…