University of New England and Banbai Aboriginal research study near Guyra shows cultural burns effective and have minor effect on native plants and animals

Anna Falkenmire
By Anna Falkenmire
October 3 2021 - 10:00pm
GROWTH: Banbai ranger Lesley Patterson with a flourishing Backwater grevillea as part of the project. Photo: UNE

ABORIGINAL cultural burning is effective at fuel reduction and much less harmful to native plants an animals than bushfire is, according to new university research.

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Anna Falkenmire

Anna Falkenmire

Journalist

Anna Falkenmire is a senior journalist at the Northern Daily Leader in Tamworth, reporting mostly on court and crime. Story tips are always welcome at afalkenmire@northerndailyleader.com.au and you can keep up with her stories via @annafalky on Twitter.

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