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Message from the Hotspots Team

Welcome to the June edition of the Hotspots News Online.

Articles in this edition:

  1. Fire season update 2020-21
  2. Hotspots workshop updates June 2021
  3. Upcoming workshops June 2021
  4. Large Forest Owls Project workshop update and project wrap-up
  5. NCC Bushfire Conference and North Head field day
  6. Welcome to the team! NCC ecologist Hannah Etchells
  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 2020-21

Areas of NSW are continuing to experience above average rainfall. Prescribed burning opportunities will be influenced by local conditions. Read the full article….

Hotspots workshop updates June 2021

Two further workshop series have been recently delivered in Nana Glen and Canyonleigh to cap off a year of challenging and adaptive delivery during the pandemic. Read more...

Upcoming workshops

The Hotspots Fire Project team is fully booked for 2021-22, with interest in workshops across the state. Read more...

Large Forest Owls Project wrap-up

As the Large Forest Owls Project comes to a close, we held a face-to-face workshop for landholders in the southern project area. Lucky participants saw a greater glider, boo-book and barking owls and heard a masked, and powerful owl during a spotlighting walk. Read more...

NCC Bushfire Conference and North Head field day

In May, NCC delivered its 12th Biennial Bushfire Conference, which focussed on cool, warm and hot fires and how these affect communities and ecosystems in a changing climate. Read more...  

Welcome to the team! NCC ecologist Hannah Etchells

The Hotspots Fire Project has a new ecologist, Hannah Etchells, who will be working in the central and southern parts of the state. If you see her at a workshop be sure to say hi! Read more...

Useful links and applications

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