Wednesday, 23 May 2012

Get Your Property Fire Plan Done for FREE

Full-day Hotspots Workshops at the Letter A
8 and 22 June

Bucketty and District has been identified as a suitable area to benefit from a two-day Hotspots Training Program, which will take place at the Letter A, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on the 8th and 22nd June. 

Residents, landholders and other stakeholders are invited to participate in the Hotspots Training Days, where they will learn to develop and implement a Property Fire Management Plans for their own property.  This training/assistance would normally cost $1,500!

Hotspots is a community-based training program that gives landholder/managers the skills and knowledge they need to actively participate in fire management of their property, while also ensuring biodiversity is safeguarded and maintained.

Training will focus on fire management issues for different vegetation in our area.

Please RSVP by the close of business on Monday, 4 June to: Brian Milsom, 0437 377 672 or email: brian.milsom@rfs.nsw.gov.au.

Please advise if you have special dietary requirements. Wear enclosed footwear and appropriate clothing for field trips.  When you book, please supply your Lot and DP number so the coordinator can print an A1- size aerial photo of your property and have it laminated for you.

This project is supported and presented by multiple agencies. For more information on the Hotspots initiative, please visit http://hotspotsfireproject.org.au/

Venue: NPWS Depot at the Letter A, corner of George Downes Drive and Walkers Ridge Road, Bucketty.
Dates: Friday, 8 June and Friday, 22 June, 2012
Times:  Register at 8:30 a.m. for a 9 a.m. start. Finishes at 4:30 p.m.
Cost:      FREE to landholders including food and drinks. Numbers limited to 25, so please book early.