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Wunta Traditional Fire Management Plan Stage 1

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This document is to support the re-introduction of an indigenous practical fire management action plan to the Nesbit river area in Cape York Peninsula. The project is a stage one plan that will develop over time with further stages and to encompass more fire managed land in the area. The initial first stage covers the ecosystems along the access road from the Chester River to the main camp on the Nesbit River. The aim of the stage one plan is to burn fire managed ecosystems to protect no fire country types that are threatened by wild late-season fires. The fire plan also takes in consideration burning for country with heavy fuel loads and bringing the diverse ecosystems back to their natural curing stages to enrich the biodiversity of the flora and fauna in the area.