Controlled burns at Mount Peter - October 2012
Council, Queensland Parks & Wildlife Service and Queensland Fire & Rescue Service propose to undertake controlled burns at the below locations:
- Mt Peter (southern section)
During the week of 8 October 2012 (weather permitting) @ 12.00 noon
- Mt Peter (mid-section)
During the week of 22 October 2012 (weather permitting) @ 3.00pm
Should conditions not be favourable at these times, the burns may be undertaken on ensuing days. Council apologises if this causes any inconvenience.
This controlled burn is part of a fire prevention and hazard reduction program for the natural areas surrounding Cairns. This program is designed to reduce the frequency of wildfires, protect adjacent urban areas and provide a measure of conservation for the remnant forest habitat.
For further information, contact Council on 4044 3044.