Independent review of SA Bushfires 2019/20

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NCSSA considers the impact of unmanaged fire on native vegetation and the habitat it provides for native fauna poses one of the greatest threats to biodiversity conservation across the state. In light of the catastrophic 2019/20 fire season, NCSSA calls for better informed fire management, particularly the preparation of fire management guidelines for managing species and ecological communities of conservation significance, the on-ground implementation of scientific knowledge in fire ecology, well-resourced monitoring and evaluation of the impacts of fire and an adaptive management approach.

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