Oriners and Sefton Savanna Burning Project

SAVANNA BURNING The Oriners and Sefton project is a savanna burning project located in the western Cape York Peninsula in the Mitchell River basin. The Kowanyama Rangers started undertaking early season fire management in 2012, refining its approach and its longer term management plan in the following years. The Rangers have been successful in combining their traditional knowledge with modern …

Southern Aurukun Savanna Burning Project

SAVANNA BURNING The Southern Aurukun Savanna Burning Project combines traditional knowledge — how to read country and knowing when to burn — with high-tech hardware — helicopters, fireballs and leaf blowers — to ensure traditional patchwork burning is restored in the right way and greenhouse gas emissions are reduced on Wik and Kugu country. The project is carried out by …