Biodiversity burn at Greenough

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The City of Greater Geraldton wishes to advise it will be undertaking a biodiversity burn at Byrne Park in Greenough on Thursday 2 May 2019 commencing at approximately 9:00 am.

The biodiversity burn is part of a research project being undertaken by the City to use cool fire to assist regeneration of natural bush areas and involves lighting small burn piles to stimulate germination of native seed, in particular banksia. 

The Cape Burney, Waggrakine and Moonyoonooka Volunteer Bush Fire Brigades will be on site to control the burn rate and extinguish the fires by the end of the day.

Smoke from this prescribed burn may affect the surrounding areas. If you have a respiratory condition or are affected by smoke you should contact your local doctor or call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.

Members of the community are requested to exercise caution and obey all warning signs and directions from authorised City personnel and contractors.

The City apologises for any inconvenience this may cause.

If you have any queries please contact the City on (08) 9956 6600 or email council@cgg.wa.gov.au.