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Message from the Hotspots Team

Welcome to the January edition of the Hotspots News Online.

Articles in this edition:
1. 2018-2019 fire season update
2. Site Assessment & Monitoring Guide
3. Canyonleigh workshop participants conduct independent burn
4. Upcoming workshops in Tingha, Pappinbarra, Wingello, Orangeville and Tathra
5. NCC Fire and Restoration Network Hub
6. Fires Near Me NSW app update
7. Useful links and apps

To find out more about Hotspots workshops and to register, click here or in the Hotspots workshops article below.

Kind regards,                                                                                                             
The Hotspots Team

Fire season update 2018-19

After a late finish to the 2017-18 fire season, prevailing dry conditions were experienced throughout winter this year. As a result, the Bush Fire Danger Period commenced early. Read more...

Site Assessment & Monitoring Guide

The Hotspots team has produced a practical guide to help landholders apply simple site assessment, monitoring and evaluation techniques to refine and update property management plans and actions over time. Read more...

Canyonleigh workshop participants conduct independent burn

Workshop participants put their knowledge to the test by conducting their own successful burn in NSW’s Southern Highlands in July. Read more...

Upcoming workshops in Tingha, Pappinbarra, Orangeville, Wingello and Tathra

The Hotspots team is planning to deliver workshops in Tathra on the South Coast, Orangeville/Werombi and Wingello near Sydney, in Tingha (near Inverell) and Pappinbarra (near Port Macquarie). Read more...

NCC Fire and Restoration Site Network Hub

Recent articles on the Fire & Restoration site include Hotspots ecologist Mark Graham discussing hollow-bearing trees and the Bonnells Bay area; small mammals and fire regimes; a look at koala management in NSW; and online training in searching for threatened species in your area. Read more...

Fires Near Me NSW app update

As well as bug fixes, new features have been added to the app based on feedback from users. Read more...

Useful links and applications

Check out the updated list of resources including tools, databases, and applications you may find useful. Read more...