Two really important dates for your diary and for you to spread the word about.
FIRE TALK; Sunday 20th Sept at Goonengerry School, 10am ’til noon. How to be prepared for the fire season. See attached flier for details, really important stuff, it could save your property or life!
Mafeking Road Corner Working Bee;Recently sprayed and ready to be mulched for the summer. (Thanks to Nick for the chip). Bring buckets, gloves, spades, wheel barrows and hats. Sunday 13th Sept 9.30- 11.30am
Goonengerry Landcare Group and Goonengerry Rural Fire Service
Sunday 20th September 2009
10 am Goonengerry Public School
Local Fire Chief Val Hodgson And Inspector Laurence McCoy, chairperson of the Far North Coast Bushfire Management Committee, and RFS Community Safety Officer.
He came from a botanical background before donning the RFS uniform and will be able to give a broader perspective on bushfire management issues. Topics include
How wildfire behaves
Strategies for Asset Protection
What is an Asset Protection Zone
Landscaping in an Asset Protection Zone
What is a Strategic Asset Protection Zone
The Big Picture for Goonengerry and environs
History of Bushfire in Goonengerry area
Identifing Bushfire Risks
What can we do to mitigate these risks