The Centre for Excellence for Prescribed Burning is launching the much-anticipated Prescribed Burning in Australasia: the science practice and politics of burning the bush.
Join Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons, Resilience NSW, and leading experts for the webinar launch of the much-anticipated Prescribed Burning in Australasia: the science practice and politics of burning the bush. Including contributions from more than 50 authors, the book reflects the diversity, complexity and scope of bushfire knowledge.
The book brings together the science, evidence and expert opinion around the use of prescribed burning across three themes: ‘Different Things to Different People’ ‘Evidence Led Objectives’ and ‘Expert Opinions’.
Emeritus Professor, Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian National University; Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences of Australia
Steve Dovers focuses on generic policy and institutional dimensions in environment and sustainability. His research work combines contemporary and historical perspectives across a diverse range of sectors and issues including climate adaptation, fire, biodiversity, water, urban studies, forests, coastal management and others.
Professor, Australian National University; University of Queensland
Sarah Legge is a wildlife ecologist with expertise in integrating conservation science with threat management at landscape scales. She set up the EcoFire project in 2007, which delivers fire management across about 4 million hectares of the Kimberley. She has published widely on fire ecology and management and sits on the Wildlife and Threatened Species Bushfire Recovery Expert Panel.