Fire recovery: Revegetation

Resources

Landcare after the fires - Restoring our Landscape - Download (46 KB)

This information sheet includes principles applicable to most properties affected by fire, but includes details and actions specific to fire areas on the northern side of Melbourne in 2014.

Landscaping for Bushfire - Download (5.6 MB)

A resource produced by the Country Fire Authority (CFA)

Burnt trees - Will they re-grow? - Download (153 KB)

Burnt trees - A valuable resource - Download (152 KB)

Burnt trees and their leaf litter - Nature's protective barrier - Download (152 KB)

Landcare after the fires - Recovery and renewal of nature - Download (43 KB)

Despite the initial destruction, pastures and bushland will soon recover. The process of recovery is amazing to follow, and the result will be a new and re-invigorated community of plants.

This information sheet includes principles applicable to most properties affected by fire, but includes details and actions specific to fire areas on the northern side of Melbourne in 2014.

Agriculture Victoria

Shelterbelts provide many productivity benefits to a property and can also benefit local wildlife. With some design considerations, shelterbelts can provide significant habitat for wildlife species. They can act as wildlife corridors and provide pest control benefits.

This note from the Agriculture Victorian website outlines design and management techniques to enhance the habitat value of shelterbelts.

Go to Shelterbelts and Wildlife