Fortescue River coordinated fire program

The Pilbara Environmental Offsets Fund team have been working with regional stakeholders to identify a large area for establishment of a hub of coordinated fire management.
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These projects were being developed with the objective of reducing wildfire (hot, large, frequent fires) over the area, which in turn is anticipated to promote healthier vegetation and habitat for species like greater bilby.

The business case for the Fortescue River program has been paused for now while Traditional Owners concentrate on other priorities. But coordinated fire management remains a key project concept for PEOF investment and future opportunities for progressing this works will continue to be explored.

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