You may have noticed that CFA brigades have started their seasonal roadside fire prevention works. You may not be aware that there is a process brigades must follow to get approval to undertake these works. The CFA employs vegetation officers who in consultation with brigades and a range of stakeholders prepare the plans required to ensure relevant legislation is considered.
Many roadsides and rail reserves have been burnt regularly for years and this is one of the main reasons why we still have a diversity of natives species in grasslands and grassy woodlands reserves on the Victorian Volcanic Plain.
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