Smoke in the Air – Prescribed Burns are underway

UPDATE:  The prescribed burn offs are due to end this weekend.  However the proposed burn off at Coombs near the Molonglo River was not commenced and has been postponed.

The burns include:
a 2.58 hectare burn at Coombs near Molonglo River adjacent to Edgeworth Parade.

• a 399 hectare burn near Wombat fire trail off Brindabella Road in Lower Cotter Catchment (continued from yesterday)
• a 12.59 hectare burn at the Australian National Botanic Gardens (continued from yesterday)
• a 20.17 hectare burn west of Uriarra Village south of Brindabella Road and adjacent to Uriarra Village fire trail

See http://www.environment.act.gov.au/ACT-parks-conservation/bushfire_management/prescribed-burns for more information and interactive map

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