Marion Downs Carbon Abatement

Marion Downs Carbon Abatement

SAVANNA BURNING

  • UNITS GENERATED:
  • ACCUs
  • ABATEMENT VOLUME:
  • Commercial in confidence
  • PURCHASED BY:
  • Private Market
  • PROJECT LOCATION:
  • Western Australia
  • PROJECT PROPONENT:
  • Australian Wildlife Conservancy
  • PROJECT DEVELOPER:
  • Australian Wildlife Conservancy
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About the Project

This project involves the strategic and planned burning of savanna areas during the early dry season to reduce the risk of late dry season wild fires.Recognised as a showcase for conservation in northern Australia. Marion Downs protects almost 6,000 square kilometres of the iconic Kimberley region.


Project Co-Benefits

Co-benefits include:
1) Local indigenous employment
2) Increasing the area of old-growth (ie, unburnt for at least three years) vegetation on Marion Downs from 3% of the property to 28% of the property
3) Reducing the proportion of the annual firescar on Marion Downs caused by late season fires from over 80% to around 23%


  • Contact

    Atticus Fleming, Chief Executive, Australian Wildlife Conservancy

  • Telephone

    +61 8 9380 9633