MORE ABOUT FIRE

ON THIS PAGE YOU WILL FIND A COLLECTION OF DOWNLOADABLE DOCUMENTS DEALING WITH VARIOUS ASPECTS OF FIRE AND ITS EFFECTS ON BIODIVERSITY

  1. LIONS RIVER FIRE PROTECTION ASSOCIATION - GOLDEN RULES TO PREVENT FOREST FIRES
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  3. LIONS RIVER FIRE PROTECTION ASSOCIATION - STRUCTURE
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  5. Government Gazette no 33179 dated 12th May 2010 containing Ministerial Notice 391 - Forest Act (122/1984): Prohibition on the making of fires in the open air, the destruction by burning of ground cover, including slash, the clearing or maintenance of fire belts by burning or the execution of blockburns: KwaZulu-Natal. .
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  7. A short article by Dr Coert Geldenhuys on the interaction between berg winds and topography and their effect on forest fires.
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  9. You, Wildfires And The Law - An illustrated A6 booklet from Firewise.org by environmental lawyer David Waddilove which details the information set out in this site's main Fire page.
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  11. Burning for Bio-diversity a short article by Dr Ken Willan.
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  13. A burning issue: Fire overrides grazing as a disturbance driver for South African grassland bird and arthropod assemblage structure and diversity: Little I.T., Hockey P.A.R., & Jansen, R. Biological Conservation 158 (2013) 258 - 270.
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  15. Guidelines for the in situ Management of Ecosystems in KwaZulu-Natal, according to Biodiversity Conservation Principles - Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife
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  17. BIODIVERSITY-FRIENDLY GRAZING AND BURNING BEST-PRACTICE FOR GRASSLANDS - Achieving biodiversity and economic grazing objectives together in South Africa's grasslands. Lechmere-Oertel R.
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  19. Burning of wetlands in timber plantation areas Assessment criteria and guidelines. Kotze, D. Mondi Wetland - UKZN CEAD Report Nov 2010
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  21. Fire on the water A review of the effect of burning on wetlands. Kotze, D. Mondi Wetland - UKZN CEAD Report Aug 2010

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