Prescribed burn in Caloundra
  • Tuesday 30 August 2016

A prescribed burn will take place tomorrow, Wednesday, August 31 within Edward Corbould Bushland Reserve West, Caloundra, so don’t be alarmed if you see smoke.

Sunshine Coast Council will undertake the burn to a 15 hectare area in the reserve between 11am – 6pm (weather permitting).

Smoke may be visible from local streets in the area as well as from Caloundra Road and the Bruce Highway.

The aim of the burn is to reduce the volume of forest fuels and to create a mosaic pattern of burnt and unburnt areas within the reserve.

Doing this will help reduce the intensity of any subsequent wildfires if they were to occur and provide favourable conditions for natural forest regeneration.