Fire management Park Subotopic Layout
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Change of conditions
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Fuel break works November to JuneFuelbreaks are used in this park by fire-fighters to help control bushfires or conduct planned burns. They also serve as a buffer between vegetation and nearby houses.
Fuelbreaks will be maintained on an ongoing basis through an annual slashing (mowing) program.
Thorough environmental and cultural heritage assessments have been undertaken prior to works commencing to minimise impacts.
Notice of works:
Dandenong Valley Parklands Fuelbreak Works 2012-13
09 May 2013
About 120,000 birds arrived at Victorian wetlands during early spring from as far afield as Siberia and Japan. More than 30,000 of them take up residence in the Port Phillip areas of Cheetham Wetlands, Werribee, Swan Bay, Edwards Point and Mud Island. The birds rest and feed during the Northern hemisphere winter, …