Fire management guidelines for southern shrubland and Pilbara pastoral rangelands: best management practice guidelines
Fire is integral to many ecosystems in Western Australian rangelands. Controlled fire can reduce the risk of wild fire, benefit pasture productivity and contribute positively to biodiversity values. Uncontrolled fire is a threat to safety and the business viability of pastoral enterprises and threatens rangeland biodiversity and productivity. For any given country type interactions of fire, grazing and weather have complex effects on both land condition and animal production. This document deals with property-scale management of pastoral leases.
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