West Arnhem Land Fire Abatement Stage 2 (WALFA2) Project

SAVANNA BURNING The West Arnhem Land Fire Abatement Stage 2 (WALFA2) Project uses strategic fire management activities across the project area to reduce the fire-generated emissions of methane (CH4) and nitrous oxide (N2O). The west and central Arnhem Land region has had a recent history of severe late dry season wildfire covering many thousands of square kilometers. This project applies …

West Arnhem Land Fire Abatement (WALFA) Project

SAVANNA BURNING Since it began in 2006, the WALFA project has been an extraordinary success and is the landscape scale model on which the approved savanna burning methodology is based. Indigenous fire managers and their partners in Arnhem Land have successfully reinstated customary burning practices producing significant social, cultural, environmental and economic benefits for Indigenous landowners. The WALFA project commenced …