Information resources - fire ecology
To view Research Report 84 'Growth stages and tolerable fire intervals for Victoria's native vegetation data sets' and other scientific research reports on fire, visit the Fire Research Reports page.
Download the About Fire Ecology Booklet as one document:
Download the Fire Ecology Booklet in three parts:
Bushfire and animals
Information sheetsFire and biodiversity in Victoria
Fire and biodiversity in Victoria's parks and forests
Information sheet: Effects of Fire on Victorian Bushland Environments
Responding to fire-affected wildlife - May 2009
Natural Values Recovery 2009 - Strategic Weed Control on Public Land Factsheet
Natural Values Recovery 2009 - Strategic Weed Control on Public Land Factsheet (accessible version) (DOC - 1,023 KB)
Victoria's Biodiversity- resources for teachers - fire ecology principles are incorporated into Resource 1 - Student activities 11 & 12 (VELS 3 & 4).
This Parks Victoria sign explains the importance of natural barriers in the conservation of the endangered Barred Galaxias. Barred Galaxias fish conservation still continues at this site after the 2009 bushfires.
Visiting a parkYou may like to visit a national park to observe how the bush recovers after fire. There may be a national park near you that has recently had a bushfire, carried out a planned burn or conducted fire ecology research.
Visit the Parks Victoria website for more information about your local national park.
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