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Smoke from Eubenangee Swamp National Park

By 25/June/2021

The Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service & Partnerships (QPWS&P) will conduct a series of planned burns within Eubenangee Swamp National Park from Thursday 24/06/2021 until 1/07/2021, as part of the annual hazard reduction/conservation management program for parks.

As a result, smoke may be seen in the Eubenangee area.

The aim of this burn is to reduce the volume of forest/grass fuels and to create a mosaic pattern of burnt and unburnt areas.

This will help reduce the intensity of any subsequent wildfires and provide favourable conditions for the natural regeneration of endangered wetland communities within Eubenangee Swamp.

Smoke can decrease visibility on the roads so it is important that motorists drive safely to the conditions.

For more information, please call the Innisfail office of QPWS&P on 42418209.

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