Black Hill in Selby has been earmarked for a fuel reduction burn in 2015. In preparation DEPI (Department of Environment and Primary Industry) has recently undertaken works that are of serious concern. How do practices that have such a negative impact on bio-diversity save us from bushfires?
There are many questions that meed to be answered:
The site has been effectively clear felled including a number of variously sized Habitat trees leaving a pile of branches, trunks and litter on the ground and will have significant implications re rehabilitation of the site.